by Richard Crews
The civil uprisings across the Arab world during the past few weeks now affect over 200 million people--approximately 2/3 of the Arab population of the world.
The countries affected differ widely from one another--some are rich, some poor; some sophisticated, some backwards; all with big cities, but some with large rural areas.
What they have in common is that the people have been oppressed for decades by vicious dictators. And thanks to modern information technology (satellite TV, the Internet, smart phones, and social media such as Twitter and Facebook), the citizenry have risen up to demand free speech, free assembly, less government corruption, and less of a have-vs.-have-not society.
The title STEBYJASAIL is an acronym for the names of these countries in order (roughly) of their present revolutionary progress--
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