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By Samir Amin

According to well known Marxist economist Samir Amin, the hot Arab Spring uprisings include a vital part of an incredible "second awakening" of the worldwide South. From the self-immolation in December 2010 of a Tunisian highway seller, to the resultant outcries in Cairo's Tahrir sq. opposed to poverty and corruption, to the continuing upheavals around the center East and northern Africa, the Arab global is shaping what could turn into of Western imperialism – an already tottering and overextended system.

The Reawakening of the Arab World examines the complicated interaction of countries in regards to the Arab Spring and its carrying on with, turbulent seasons. starting with Amin’s compelling interpretation of the 2011 well known Arab explosions, the ebook is produced from 5 chapters – together with a brand new bankruptcy examining U.S. geo-strategy. Amin sees the USA, in an more and more multi-polar global, as a sufferer of overreach, stuck in its personal internet of makes an attempt to comprise the problem of China, whereas confronting the endurance of countries akin to Syria and Iran. The becoming, deeply-felt want of the Arab humans for autonomous, renowned democracy is the reason for their awakening, says Amin. It this awakening to democracy that the us fears such a lot, due to the fact actual self-government via self sustaining international locations could inevitably suggest the tip of U.S. empire, and the industrial liberalism that has stored it in position. the future of the Arab international, Amin argues, is to tackle, not only Western imperialism, but additionally capitalism itself.

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