'Arab uprisings an incredible moment of liberty'

Noted Middle East expert Fouad Ajami says recent uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen represent "avalanche on the autocracies of the Arab world."

By MORDECHAI I TWERSKY
January 28, 2011 03:35
Fouad Ajami

Fouad Ajami 58. (photo credit: Courtesy)

The recent uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen represent an “avalanche on the autocracies of the Arab world,'' according to renowned Middle East expert and Johns Hopkins University Professor Fouad Ajami.

“I think now the Arabs are expressing this incredible moment of liberty,” said Prof. Ajami, in an interview with The Jerusalem Post's Mordechai Twersky.

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The interview with Prof. Ajami is the inaugural segment of JPost's “In-Focus” multimedia feature, which will take a closer look at the day's top stories through the eyes of expert analysts.


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