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While the ideals of the Arab Spring are still alive among the young generation, the Syrian war has made some Arab youth fearful of revolution, according to a Western-based Arab political scientist. The tactics have changed, says Bessma Momani, adding that they prefer ‘a slower system change from within’.

Even though many may have thought that political revolution was over after the Arab Spring, there has been a cultural or social revolution, among Arab youth in particular, that will have consequences in the future, according to Bessma Momani, who recently penned a book about Arab youth.

But as the Syrian war made...

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