To Falter or Not to Falter, Lessons from Egypt and Tunisia
As indicated in the preceding chapter, ALT popular uprisings erupted in the face of a formidable array of foes inside the borders of individual countries. They were mainly the architects and beneficiaries of the corrupt authoritarian regimes the ALT uprisings set out to overthrow. In addition, there was also a hostile regional and international environment. Hence, it is only natural that these popular uprisings faced overwhelming counterrevolutionary resistance bent on defeating the uprisings and frustrating their purpose.
KeywordsArmed Force Transitional Period Democratic Governance Military Regime Authoritarian Rule
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