... but it seems to me that it's nonetheless worth a shot. You say that these cultures have never known an equivalent of democracy? I say that they've had well over fifty years - and lots of contact with the West and Western media - to think it over.
Flogged Saudi blogger Raif Badawi named International Writer of Courage, PEN Pinter Prize co-recipie
from the article: The future of the Arab uprisings is looking grim