You must have heard about Arab protests and also significant developments across the Middle East, North and East Africa. This suggests the long-drawn-out process of political transition in the region, as well as the greater Middle East, is still in its infancy. Slogans such as “freedom, freedom” and “revolution, revolution” alongside calls on the military to protect the protesters have become more frequent. The three Arab states’ military and financial support of Mr. Haftar is but the tip of the iceberg. The jury is out on whether that will prove sufficient to succeed where protesters eight years ago failed.
Source: The North Africa Journal April 18, 2019 01:06 UTC