VIDEO: “Arab Spring isn’t dead… democracy will take time…”
Scene on the streets of Cairo / What really caused the protests? / Do Egyptians respect freedom of speech? / The Arab Spring isn’t dead, but democracy will take time / What do Egyptians think of America?
Robert Becker: “… It’s a clash of cultures, but we’re not that different… the dreams of the typical Muslim man or woman are very similar to what they are in the Western world… they want a better life for their children, they want security for their families, they want dignity and respect and opportunities for jobs… So on the streets of Cairo and throughout this country, the aspirations of the common, every-day citizens are no different than they are in the West…” – 30:34 mark