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The Arab Awakening and Middle East Unrest

Reuters/Zohra Bensemra - A protester holds a banner during a demonstration in downtown Tunis January 18, 2011.

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Did the Arab Spring democratize corruption?

June 25, 2015, Bob Rijkers, Gaël Raballand and Leila Baghdadi

Although ending abuse of power was a chief demand of the Arab Spring protests in Tunisia, Bob Rijkers finds that overall corruption has escalated since the revolution.

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