The Middle East between history of revolts and future geopolitics






This article by Fadi Elhusseini, Associate Research Fellow (ESRC) at the Institute for Middle East Studies in Canada, takes the long historical view of the political situation in the Middle East. Comparing the revolts of springs past, he looks at the ideological permutations that have informed them. He goes on to look at the geopolitical context that comes before and after each attempt at revolt and revolution.