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World Debate: Brussels Forum Part 5

Have the West's Policies Failed North Africa & the Middle East?

The recent revolts against autocratic governments in Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt, and protests against many governments across the region, make it clear that significant political change is underway.

With some regimes changed and others shaken, critical questions about the future of the region and the West's policies there remain to be answered.

Has the West reacted too slowly and inappropriately to events? Have their past policies failed them, and the people of the region?

Recorded at the Brussels Forum on 25 March, 2011

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