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  • First Tunisia, then Egypt: Which Mideast autocracy will be next to fall?

    February 15, 2011 | 1:10 pm

    With popular uprisings having toppled two Arab dictators in the space of just a few weeks and unrest reverberating across the Middle East, are other regimes likely to fall, too?

    Nearly everywhere in the region, autocratic leaders seem to be on the defensive. Using carrots or sticks,...