Many in the Middle East are asking if they can be assured of a future which will provide for their needs and aspirations. Unfortunately, a quick look at the map of the area does not instill much confidence. The so-called Arab Spring did not bring the results intended. Counter-revolutionaries, revisionists and opportunists reaped the fruit of the uprisings. Those who dared stand up to oppression and pierced the walls of dictatorship now languish in jail. Religious parties and extremist groups hijacked the mass protests causing many parts of the Arab world to plunge into anarchy.
Arab leaders failed to nip in the bud the steady deterioration of orderKhaled Almaeena