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Arab Spring: Was It A Conspiracy?

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After many of years chaffing under the yoke of an oppressive regime, the downtrodden people of a backwards nation were empowered by social media and Western technology to rise up and demand the most basic of human desires: democracy.

If the West ever wanted to tell itself a feel good story, this reading of the events of the Arab Spring would be it.

Of course, the above fairytale is nothing more than a neoliberal wet dream -- the actual events in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and the rest of the Middle East are far more complex and much less pro-West than American news channels would have us believe.

Which is why some people see a conspiracy at work.

Read the whole story at TruTV.com

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