Death of the Arab Spring

  • Andrea Teti

Press/Media: Research


It's now five years since the ‘The Arab Spring’ which saw ousting of totalitarian regimes in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen – and the promise of new civil societies in those countries.

Sadly there's been a return to authoritarianism, disenfranchisement and chaos across the region.

Andrea Teti argues that the EU – as a major player in the region - could have done much more to shore up democracy and ensure lasting change in the region.

Period15 Mar 2016

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  • EU
  • Arab Spring
  • Arab Uprisings
  • Egypt
  • Tunisia
  • United States
  • Democracy
  • Authoritarianism
  • Revolution
  • Dictatorship