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February 24th, 2011

The Arab Spring: Religion, Revolution and the Public Square

Submitted by Seyla Benhabib, Yale University

“Freedom is a great, great adventure, but it is not without risks… There are many unknowns.” Fathi Ben Haj Yathia (Tunisian author and former political prisoner), New York Times, February 21, 2011 The courageous crowds of the Arab world, from Tunis to Tahrir Square, from Yemen and Bahrain and now to Benghazi and Tripoli, have [...]

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