Two Myths About the Middle East the World Should Do Without
Intifada-Palestine.Com / Nada Tarbush

One collateral “damage” of recent events in the Middle East may be the crumbling of two widely-held myths: one speaks of the “Arab exception” and seeks to explain it through culturalist notions asserting that Arab and more broadly Muslim societies are inherently anti-democratic; the second claims that Israel is “the only democracy in the Middle East.”

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