The Causes and Effects of the Arab Springs

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Have you ever been to the Middle East? Well, if you haven't, you sure are missing out on a lot. There is one thing for sure, you are missing out on those Arab Springs. Yes, I said it, Arab Springs, which are getting into a big issue. Arab Springs is a series of anti-government protests, uprisings and armed rebellions that spread across the Middle East in early 2011. The people in the Middle East are uprising their rulers’ choices of their decisions and hoping to have a democracy. There were many countries, which overthrew their government, like Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and Libya. There are still many countries, which is still ongoing to overthrow their government like Syria and Bahrain. During the process with the conflict in the Middle East, there is a lot of questions to answer, the causes, succesful uprising and ongoing uprisings, and how it affects the United States. The main cause of the Arab Spring is mainly on the dissatisfaction of how the government ruled the country. During the uprising, there had been many human rights violations, unemployment, and political corruption. The tension between the Middle Eastern countries is that there is a lack of government reform, which should be changed. The Arab springs are happening frequently now in the Middle Eastern Countries, since the people are demanding for democracy. The first country to start the Arab Spring is Tunisia, which started on December 2011. It all started when a man named Mohammed was selling

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