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Can the Middle East Escape Dictatorship?

Although the risk of sliding toward authoritarianism afflicts all societies, Turkey and 'Arab Spring' countries seems particularly prone to this. But what is the reason behind it?

It is ironic and iconic that Turkey’s nascent uprising was triggered by a protest to protect a small inner-city park against the unsentimental and merciless...