No 25


Arab PressReview

(MEES Translation)

Reform In The Arab World

The following is an extract from an article by Muhammad Jabir al-Ansari (Arabintellectual from Bahrain) entitled Before It Is TooLate: Total Reform Or The Mercy Of Fate that waspublished in al-Hayat on 3 June:

The dark paradoxthese days is that the Arabs face two issues that are interlinked the latestand most painful chapter of the Palestinian crisis and, at the same time, thedemand for delayed internal reform...