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Security Sector Transformation in the Arab Awakening

Security Sector Transformation in the Arab Awakening

Monday, September 24, 2012

Countries transitioning to democracy must change old models of organizing the police, armed services, and intelligence services, which typically were characterized by mistreatment of the public, for models that stress transparency, accountability, and citizen involvement. Yet each new government in the Middle East and North Africa must tailor its reforms carefully and patiently in order to avoid backlash among security services.

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