It started out so promising: peaceful revolutions for self-determination. From Tunisia through Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and of course Syria. Now Tunisia is the only stable secular democracy, and on this show author and professor Rebecca Gordon sheds light on what went wrong and specifically how American policy has made remarkably poor judgements and, with our focus on sales of weapons, dug a deep hole for any possibility of better relations with the people of the region.

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