Arab spring in 2011: uprising of arab people in m. east sick of their corrupt leaders and cronyism and corruption and stagnant economies Popular movement that started in Tunisia and then took hol in Egypt and caught fire and then people started protesting all over arab world Tunisian pres got thrown , Egypt presi hosni got thrown, Libyan president got thrown and killed Created a sit in Syria that’s still going on, civil war, chaos, why isis came over to fk around
Bc of internal power struggles across m east and theres no singular forces to step up and take these dudes full on o Starting to be pushed back now o They want to redraw the map of the entire modern m east and wipe all borders of all existing sovereign states across m east and build a super state based on people Don’t rec other modern borders, hate leaders and govt, want a theocrazy with all Islamic people 25:00 couldn’t care about getting recognition bs is nation state old school concept of sovereignty about the people isis: we are gonna form a state of Islamic people of in the world o entire rest of world would not support isis lol not even arab iran or m east encourage folks to blown up themselves nad ill other over earth now it’s a global issue Russia and u.s. and local air forces are getting involved o From euro to Russia to m east, many challenges to establishes sovereign order Hasn’t been this shaken since ww2
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- Fall '08
- Sovereignty, sovereign states, russian people, Crimean penin