Klara Bilgin

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Reflections on the Future of the Arab Spring

By Klara Bilgin
, , Briefing

Is the Arab Spring over? Have we reached a turning point where no new revolutions are likely? And what do post-revolutionary developments in Tunisia and Egypt suggest about the pace and prospects of their political opening and possible democratization? In trying to answer these questions, the two waves of democratization in Eastern Europe and Eurasia provide useful analytical comparisons.