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The Arab Spring: Why It Failed, with John McCarthy

  • La Grua Center 32 Water Street Stonington, CT, 06378 United States (map)

John McCarthy explores the Arab Spring: why it happened and why it failed.  The speaker lived in Lebanon and Tunisia as the American Ambassador and he has worked from time to time for the State Department in many of the other Arab countries.  He will lay out what issues led to the unrest that has rocked so much of the Arab world in the last five years and explore what may happen next. Q&A to follow. 

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