The only circumstances in which robust democracy can fill such a vacuum is if its building blocks have already been established. In a word, Arab Spring lacks a civic infrastructure.
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It has been a strange political season. It began sitting in Istanbul with Swedish friends, digesting the news that the rabidly anti-immigrant Swedish ...
Swedish Democrats claim that Sweden's problems stem from an influx of immigrants. Thus they have run on a party platform of curbing immigration and providing money for immigrants to return to their home countries.
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