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Arab Spring’s hope gave way to disaster

Five years ago, pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in cities across the Middle East, in a movement that came to be called the Arab Spring. Authoritarian dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria were suddenly challenged, and, in the former three countries, were soon toppled.

There was much optimism and excitement at the time. These citizen-led protests gave new hope that democratic revolutions would bring freedom and economic growth to a long-troubled region.

But now, five years out, these countries have slid back into chaos. So what happened?


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‘Newsmax Prime’ Panel: America Not as Strong as It Once Was

JD Gordon weighs in on the troubling Iranian intentions.