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Middle East Revolutions Force West to Knees?


For those who don't understand why President Obama and his European allies are having such a hard time siding with Egypt's forces of democracy, the reason is that the amalgam of social and political forces behind the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt today – and who knows where tomorrow – actually constitute a far greater threat to the "global system" al-Qa'eda has pledged to destroy than the jihadis roaming the badlands of Afghanistan, Pakistan, or Yemen. – Al Jazeera/ Professor Mark LeVine

Dominant Social Theme: The West must yield to the hopes and dreams of the Middle East.