The State of the Arab World

Fareed Zakaria’s depressing summation of the findings of the United Nation’s Arab Development Report, which he considers to be “the most important book of the last decade”:

To what extent can we blame modern Islam for all of this? To what extent neo-colonialism? To what extent something else?

I am inclined to say that the most pro-Arab thing anyone could hope for is that Islam’s spell be broken.

Am I wrong?

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