What if the Arab Spring had never happened? This is a recurring question asked by many people in Arab countries affected by the revolutions or observing them. As hopelessness mounts and suffering worsens, people wonder if it was worth it. There were those who believed freedom and liberty should be sought at any cost, but even they could not imagine the human cost that would be paid.
They thought the social and institutional structures of Arab communities could absorb the shockwaves and continue to function. They are realizing they were wrong.Abdullah Hamidaddin
Had the Arab Spring not happened, Syria would not have been decimated.Abdullah Hamidaddin