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Five myths, five lessons of the Egypt uprising

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/in_the_midst_of_the_egyptian_upheaval_the_elephants_in_the_room_20110204

As the Middle East is engulfed in a series of often violent pro-democracy demonstrations and counter demonstrations, that have shattered the myth of stability in that region, there are a number of other myths which have been shattered as well, about which no one has said a word. These are the elephants in the room, and try as hard as some would to turn a blind eye to them, they are now more self-evident than ever. Borrowing from the Letterman Show, here is my own Top Five List, together with a few conclusions.

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