Events in Northern Africa and Middle East: Causes and Consequences

Rubric: Roundtable
DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-7-11-25

Abstract. Political developments in North Africa and the Middle East that have begun in January 2011 are gaining strength and involve an increasing number of Arab countries. The participants of the Roundtable – experts from IMEMO, Institute of Oriental Studies (RAS), Institute of the USA and Canada (RAS) and Mrs. E. Suponina from “Moscow News” newspaper analyzed a wide range of issues associated with these events. Among them are: 1) the reasons for such a large-scale explosion, 2) the nature of the discussed developments (revolutions, riots?) and who are the subjects of the current “Arab drama”, 3) the role of Islam and political Islamism, 4) the role of external factors.

Keywords: Middle East, Maghreb countries, Egypt, people of Tahrir, Moslem Brothers, dictatorship, injustice, corruption, protest

For citation:
Events in Northern Africa and Middle East: Causes and Consequences. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 7, pp. 11-25.

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