No 16


Arab Press Review

(MEES Translation)

Public Protests Across The Arab World

The following is an extract from an article by Dr Shafiq al-Ghabra (Professor ofPolitical Science at KuwaitUniversity) entitled New Arabism: In Defense Of Our Identity, published in the Kuwaiti daily al-Rai al-'Am on 7 April:

Recent days have been characterized by the expression ofprofound popular feeling in the Arab world, the potentials of which neither Israel nor the US could understand,and...