11/12/2013

The Changing Dynamics in the MENA and the Possible Repercussions of Iran Nuclear Deal on Regional Powers

Analysis

The Changing Dynamics in the MENA and the Possible Repercussions of Iran Nuclear Deal on Regional Powers

By Aylin Ünver Noi, Associate Researcher at MEDEA Institute and Assistant Professor at Gedik University, Istanbul, Turkey

Arab Spring ignited when Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire to protest local authorities in Tunisia on December 17, 2010. These protests over the absence of any guarantee against government harassment led to the overthrow of dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen and civil war in Syria. The Arab uprisings, which have changed autocratic regimes in the MENA, also changed dynamics in the region.

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