The revolution in Tunisia is an epoch-making change, which threatens the existence of dictatorial regimes in the Middle East and the Arab world.
It has perhaps opened a new era in the Middle East. It can signal the beginning of the end for all tyrant Middle Eastern regimes. Rulers of Morocco, Libya, Algeria and Egypt could be next in line.
Under the title, Thank You To the Tunisian People, Abdel Bari Atwan, editor of the London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi, wrote: “The next few days could be critical for most of the Arab dictatorships. The living conditions in Tunisia are still better than most of the Arab countries. Moreover, the Tunisian dictatorship was less repressive than its sister dictatorships in the Arab world.”
Abdel Bari Atwan suggests that the US Administration prepare an island in the Pacific Ocean to receive its Arab friends and dictators “the same way it opened Guantanamo Prison…”