Lectures

Arab Politics: Still Searching for Legitimacy

When: Wed., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. 2014

Cleveland Council on World Affairs presents: Michael C. Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute and Professor of Political Science at National University of Singapore To register call (216) 781-3730 or go to www.ccwa.org The popular uprisings across the Arab world that began in 2011 have not yet produced either democracy or stability. The fundamental problem is the lack of legitimacy of the existing order, which until recently has been managed by regimes largely relying on oversized security-military apparatuses and, in the case of the smaller oil-rich kingdoms, generous welfare programs.

Price: $25, Members $15, Full-time students $5

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