Arabs as people never really had freedom until the dictators are taken out. Arabs were kept poor, underdeveloped and without national and human dignity. The Arab systems were corrupt and based on neputism and extortion. Dictators ran a mafia style gang and never considered their people as humans. They have created a backward and stupid system of government. Many of these dictators were stooges of foreign powers. Now Arabs are demanding internal self determination and hopefully they will succeed in building a system that works for them and represents them and not whims of dictators..
from the article: Israel must lower its profile in face of the Arab tumult