November 29th, 2011
01:55 AM ET

Video: Losing stability in the Middle East?

Anderson Cooper talks to writer Thomas Friedman about the protests and elections in Egypt and violence in Syria.

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    Post-Assad era will open a door for a new game-change in politics of the country and the region. Ultimate struggle to lead will be between Islamists and Seculars which neither can win with enough margin to secure a victory in any future election. And since their strategic ideological gap is so wide, makes extremely hard if not impossible to make concessions to reach a middle line. Here merges the importance of flirting to 4 million Syrian Kurds who are relatively more organized politically sort of what happened in Iraq. That is another nightmare for Turkey and Iran but certainly another part of Kurdish dream coming true

    November 29, 2011 at 10:57 pm |