Donald Trump’s Final Act: Snuffing Out the Promise of Democracy in the Middle East 

A decade later, U.S. President Donald Trump carved the obituary on the tombstone of that “Arab Spring” rebellion when he used the immensity of U.S. power to strengthen U.S. allies—such as the Arab monarchies and Israel—to the detriment of the people of the region.What remains of the Arab Spring is a distant memory of the crowds in Cairo’s Tahrir Square; a better image of the present is that of the monarchs of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) kissing up to Israel to please the United States.

Source: Donald Trump’s Final Act: Snuffing Out the Promise of Democracy in the Middle East – CounterPunch.org

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