A The Internet in the Arab World : Playground for Political Liberalization

@inproceedings{Hofheinz2005ATI,
  title={A The Internet in the Arab World : Playground for Political Liberalization},
  author={Albrecht Hofheinz},
  year={2005}
}
ipg 3/2005 fter decades of political stagnation, in early 2005 new winds of hope were felt in the Middle East, accompanied by a new catchword making the rounds in the American media, »Arab spring.« The perfect embodiment of the new trend was seen in the popular demonstrations in Lebanon that helped to bring down the government and to force Syria to withdraw her troops. National elections in Iraq and local ones in Palestine and Saudi Arabia, or the change of the Egyptian constitution to allow… CONTINUE READING

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