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A year of elections shows Middle East not immune to anti-establishment mood

This has been something of a bumper year for democracy in the Middle East, with elections in Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, which this week finally nominated a president and prime minister, and elections in Libya planned but postponed until next year. If there is one trend that can gleaned, one thread […]

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