Obama administration miscalculated consequences of Arab Spring: CIA

 Obama administration miscalculated consequences of Arab Spring: CIA

Camels and the Pyramids in Egypt. Photo: Rudolph A. Furtado.



PanARMENIAN.Net – The outgoing administration of U.S. President Barack Obama overestimated the outcome of the Arab Spring, in expecting democracy to take root in the region, CIA Director John Brennan said, according to Sputnik.

He added that although the people in the region wanted individual freedom, “the concept of democracy is something that really is not engrained in a lot of the people and the cultures and the countries out there.”

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