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Posted inAccountability, Global Muckraking

Analysis — U.S. interests at risk in six Mideast nations

For decades, politics in most of the Middle East has been frozen like a fossil in amber. Monarchies and pseudo-republics denied their people meaningful participation and representation. Aging presidents-for-life clung to power, grooming sons to replace them. Well-connected elites amassed wealth while burgeoning young populations struggled to find jobs. The amber has shattered. Mideast dictators […]