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The Arab Spring and the Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa: A Compendium
Going on two years have passed since Mohammed Bouazizi, a young Tunisian fruit seller, setÂ himself on fire to protest the difficult economic condit ions he faced and the humiliat ion heÂ experienced at the hands of local police. Bouaziziâ€™s protest was personal, but it resonated withÂ millions of people across Tunisia and the Middle East who identified with his suffering and hisÂ defiance.
Across the region, people took to the streets, calling for political and economic reform. TheyÂ expressed frustration with high unemployment, deteriorating living conditions, and a lack ofÂ economic opportunity. They called for transparency and accountability from their governmentsÂ and a greater say in the decisions affecting their lives. They stood up and demanded basic rightsÂ in a region long dominated by authoritarian governments.
Nobody could have predicted what the spark for large-scale demonstrations would be or howÂ quickly and widely these demonstrations would spread, but the seeds of discontent were evidentÂ across the region in growing labor strikes, protests over socio-economic conditions, and publicÂ outcries over regime brutality and corruption. Adding fuel to the fire, citizens feared that shiftsÂ in leadership might not lead to real change, as leaders seemed intent on hand-picking theirÂ successors.
This Compendium examines in detail so-called â€œArab Springâ€ and other conflict-relatedÂ developments in the countries of Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait,Â Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.
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