Flash Quiz 4 Saudi Shift 3 - Flash Quiz#4 Saudi Shift#3 Wednesday February 4 2015 9:25 PM Potential impact of transition of power The entire middle east

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Quashed extremism, political reform/dissent, social reform Focused on stability over everything else --Starting @ 2 minutes-- Son took over King Hussein (Leader of Jordan for 47 years died 1999) Muammar Gaddafi - Insane leader of Libya for 42 years Mohammed Magarief: new pre. until elections in October 2015 "elected to power" in a one party state Hosni Mubarak - Egypt Leader for 30 years (former) "elected" by military overthrow of democracy Abdel Fattah el-Sisi - Egypt Leader (current) Hafez al-Assad: Syrian president 30 years Took power in 2000 Bashar al-Assad: Syrian President (current) Saddam Hussein: Iraq President for ~25 years Leaders of the "Past Generation" All of these leaders quashed any resistance, extremism, political expression They resisted any form of change (King Abdullah aside) Yemen, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan Syrian civil war, Collapse of Iraq, Rise of ISIS Arab Spring was the result of this growth of dissent This has led to Latent Dissent all across the Middle East
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