Cairo massacre ruined the last illusions about Arab Spring

by Vladimir Gladkov

Libya, whose NATO-backed rebel army has left a trail of violent chaos across the nation, has become a perfect example of a modern revolution movement. While the American students occupying Wall Street name the Middle East revolutions as the main influence of their protest movement, the Sunday tragedy in Cairo finally proved that the Arab world revolutionaries had overturned one violent regime to pave the way for another.

The recent Cairo massacre ruined the last illusions about the so called “Arab Spring” – a series of revolutionary actions, which occurred in the Arab world during the Spring of 2011. While the West was praising the civil uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, Syria and Bahrain as the triumph of democracy, the unjustified killing of Christian protesters by Cairo military police vividly demonstrated the true results of the Arab Spring.

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