Previous Chapter Chapter 8: Friendly Tyrants? The Arab Spring and the Egyptian Revolution Next Chapter

By: Stephen Zunes

In: Contemporary Cases in U.S. Foreign Policy: From Terrorism to Trade

Chapter 8: Friendly Tyrants? The Arab Spring and the Egyptian Revolution

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Friendly Tyrants? The Arab Spring and the Egyptian Revolution
Friendly tyrants? The Arab spring and the Egyptian revolution
StephenZunes

Before You Begin

  • How does the U.S. government respond to totally unexpected events in regions of critical strategic importance?
  • How should the United States respond when an allied dictator is challenged by his own people?
  • What tools does the United States have to influence events when the key players are not soldiers on the battlefield or government officials around conference tables, but activists in the streets?
  • Does the United States risk being on the wrong side of history when an allied government proves itself unwilling to respond to popular demands for justice and democracy?
  • What do the largely nonviolent civil insurrections teach us about the real nature of political power?
Introduction

Egypt is by far ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website