I am profoundly sceptical that whatever replaces Gaddafi or Mubarak or even the Emir of Bahrein will bring great benefit to the Libyan, Egyptian or Bahreini people. More likely it will bring to their countries what the downfall of the Shah has brought to the Iranians.I hope I'm wrong.
Monday, 30 May 2011
After the Arab spring
Not for the first time, Norman Tebbit has nicely expressed my own view: