Conflict & Justice

Why Extremism Won't Prevail in Egypt

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As reactions spread through the Arab world to the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, there are fears that these shaky transitional governments may go the way of Iran. But Dr. Roxane Farmanfarmaian, affiliated lecturer at Cambridge University and visiting scholar at the Middle East Center at the University of Utah, thinks that these uprisings are so powerful and demanding of freedoms that they wouldn't accept the repression of Islamist groups.

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