Author Archive: Majed Kayali

is a prominent Syrian writer and political scientist. He writes for a number of Arab newspapers and has published numerous studies on contemporary political thinking in the Arab world.

Democracy Is Not an Ideology

Democracy Is Not an Ideology

  The counter-offensive against the revolts widely referred to as the “Arab Spring” is not limited to attempts to stall the process, steer it off course, deprive it of its content, or even transform it into devastating sectarian civil wars – as witnessed in Syria, Yemen and Iraq. Instead, it has become a general attack on the legitimate and idealistic goals of the uprisings.

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