TITLE

The Asian Experience

AUTHOR(S)
Beech, Hannah
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/21/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the anti-government protests in Bangkok, Thailand in 2010. The idea that the political crisis that led to civil unrest was not a model of democratic rebellion is discussed. The rise of people power in Asia in 1986 that led to uprisings against authoritarian regimes in Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, and Indonesia is also discussed. Lessons that Asia has for the Arab world are noted.
ACCESSION #
58607873

 

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