FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 16 (2011)   

From Tahrir Square to the ballot box:
Elections in Egypt and Morocco mark a new stage in the Arab Spring

Published 8.12.2011

Timo Behr
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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Legislative elections in Egypt and Morocco point to an ebbing of the revolutionary tide. But by creating winners and losers, they also have the potential to spark renewed friction.