No regime has an unlimited supply of political legitimacy. Any government, democratic or non-democratic, needs to constantly read public opinion and to try to respond to people’s minimum expectations and demands.
Tag: Gamal `Abdul-Nasser
THE ANGRY ARAB: The Irrelevance of the Arab League
The glory days of the league during the era of Nasser are gone, writes As`ad AbuKhalil. Statements were made during last week’s summit, but Arabs were not listening.
THE ANGRY ARAB: In Defense of Nasser
As’ad AbuKhalil confronts the negative press surrounding a man whose influence, 50 years after his death, is still rattling Gulf media empires and reactionary forces in the West.