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Monday, February 10, 2014

Karl reMarks Summarizes the Arab Spring

A short, pre-emptive history of the Arab Spring
Karl Sharro ("Karl reMarks") offers us "A short, pre-emptive history of the Arab Spring."
A short, pre-emptive history of the Arab SpringKar

He explains:
As anyone who has ever read one knows, history books can be very tedious. They are also full of speculation and guesswork because they’re normally written many years after the fact. Having lived through the ‘Arab Spring’, or the Arab Spring as it is sometimes known, I decided to spare future generations the ordeal of figuring out what precisely happened between 2011 and 2017, which is when the Arab Spring, or the ‘Arab Spring’ officially ended. To that end, I wrote this short, pre-emptive history that will render all future speculation about the subject entirely useless and leave future generations with more time on their hands to figure out what the point of Stonehenge was.
 Read the whole thing.

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