"The historical significance of what happened in Tunisia is huge.  This is the first time an Arab dictator is overthrown by a popular uprising.  It is too early to speculate whether this will or can spread, but I think one lesson is too obvious: the Arab people has realized that overthrowing a regime is much much easer than they had thought.   If the Iranian Revolution had an impact on Arab politics, this will certainly have an impact," - As'ad, at angryarab.

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