Comments for: After the dictators fall

Posted June 22, 2011, at 5:25 p.m.

What to do with a washed-up dictator? Like revolutionaries before them, the protagonists of the Arab Spring are discovering that there are no good options for disposing of the corrupt strongmen they are pushing out of office. So far four solutions have been tried. There is exile: Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, …

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