Arab Uprisings

Arab Uprisings

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Arab Uprisings, Just Scream, Child Health

Episode: Arab Uprisings, Just Scream, Child Health

  • Feb 4, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 14:57 mins

Ten years ago, countries across the Middle East and North Africa erupted in protest. The Arab Spring was hailed as a turning point for democracy in the region. Today, however, all but one of those countries is sunk even deeper into authoritarianism and chaos. Marina Ottaway explains why many failed. Ottaway is a Middle East Fellow at the Wilson Center and the co-author of "A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings.” (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, File)