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Protesters wave a Libyan flag as they demonstrate in Martyrs’ Square demanding Gaddafi-era officials to be banned from taking up political posts, in Tripoli May 5, 2013. (REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny)


Opinion: Political Isolation

Opinion: Political Isolation

Political isolation is nothing new to the Arab region. There have been numerous cases—particularly in the republics that are currently experiencing changes—where it has been imposed on figures affiliated with the former regime, for example during the 1950s and 1960s....