REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi smiles upon arrival at Khartoum International Airport in Khartoum June 27, 2014.

Opinion

After the Arab Spring: The Return of the Generals

August 4, 2014, Shadi Hamid

After the Arab Spring of 2011, the Arab world seemed to be moving towards democracy, but the recent resurgence of strongmen have illustrated just how deep certain divides still are -- and how desperate people are for stability.

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