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Latest update : 2011-11-23

After the dictators: how to build an Arab democracy

There's turmoil in Egypt amid fears the army is misusing its power and thwarting the path to freedom. Libya's new leaders are set to unveil a government made up of moderates. Tunisia's first democratically elected constituent assembly is getting down to business with its first session. Political change evidently takes many different forms across the Arab world. So just how long does it take to move from dictatorship to democracy?

  • Nadim SHEHADI, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House;
  • Christopher DICKEY, Newsweek Magazine's Paris Bureau Chief; Mideast Editor and columnist for The Daily Beast;
  • Moncef CHEIKH ROUHOU, MP, National Constitutional Assembly in Tunisia; Professor of International Finance in Paris;
  • Walid PHARES, Professor, National Defense University;
  • Edward McMILLAN-SCOTT, Vice-President of the EU Parliament.

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2014-08-19 riots

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government? (part 2)

Former cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest against what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-19 corruption

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government?

Former cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest against what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-18 police

Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny (part 2)

The family of Michael Brown is calling for the arrest of the police officer who shot him dead. Meanwhile, the actions of the police on the streets are being called into question,...

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2014-08-18 police

Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny

The family of Michael Brown is calling for the arrest of the police officer who shot him dead. Meanwhile, the actions of the police on the streets are being called into question,...

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2014-08-13 French military

Iraq unrest: France to deliver arms to Kurdish fighters

As the US announces it is sending another 130 military advisers to northern Iraq to assess rescue scenarios for trapped civilians, and France says it's sending arms to Kurdish...

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