Thursday, April 12, 2012


According to The Guardian, Mr Cameron will identify four groups in the Islamic world that are determined to defeat democracy. First are the authoritarian leaders Muammar Gaddafi, Hosni Mubarak, former Tunisian President Zine-al-Abidine Ben Ali and Assad

In each case", he says, the Arab spring has shown that denying people their rights in the name of stability and security actually males countries less stable in the end. Over time the pressure builds up until the people take to the streets and demand their freedoms".

What does Mr Cameron think the people of Bahrain have been doing, and why is the name Hamad al-Khalifa missing from his list of authoritarian leaders?

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