Arab Spring fails to deliver peace or stability in the Middle East

Elections after the Arab Spring led to more instability and conflict (photo:dpa)
Elections after the Arab Spring led to more instability and conflict (photo:dpa)

Peace in the Middle East is hard to visualise despite the euphoria following the Arab Spring rebellions of 2011. Now new conflicts and controversies have emerged across the region which is a cauldron near boiling point. Freedom-loving countries have a major role to play in the region’s future stability.

THE OPTIMISM and rhetoric surrounding the so-called Arab Spring of 2011 has led to more instability, conflict, and power vacuums which radical Islamists and terrorists will exploit to their advantage.

That is the lesson from the September 11, 2012, attacks on the US embassy in Benghazi, Libya, which President Barack Obama’s administration has only rec...

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