arab spring http://kios.org en Former U.S. Ambassadors discuss Arab Spring, future of Middle East nations http://kios.org/post/former-us-ambassadors-discuss-arab-spring-future-middle-east-nations <p>Four former U.S. Ambassadors to the Middle East and North Africa say the signs of a revolution were in place before the Arab Spring began in 2010. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:16:22 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 28558 at http://kios.org One year later, a look back at the Arab Spring http://kios.org/post/one-year-later-look-back-arab-spring <p>A day-long workshop Sunday at <a href="http://www.unomaha.edu">UNO</a> focuses on events in the Middle East in the year since the so-called Arab Spring.</p><p>Arab Spring refers to the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and other Middle East nations. It led to the overthrow of longtime dictators, and transitions to new governments. Workshops at Sunday&rsquo;s conference will focus on Israel and Palestine, Iran, North Africa, and Egypt.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:27:31 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 11313 at http://kios.org