Could coronavirus lead to an ‘Arab Spring 2.0’ ?
On 25 March, Founder of Libya-Analysis LLC Jason Pack published with Nate Mason an article for Middle East Institute on the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis in the Middle East/North Africa region. Pack and Mason ponder whether the health crisis induced by the spread of the virus could lead to an ‘Arab Spring 2.0’. For Pack and Mason, the health crisis is most likely to have ripple effects on the political, security and social situations in the MENA region, given the relative state fragility in the area. Pack and Mason also consider the role of the United States in such a context.
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