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Submitted by Westie (United States), Dec 17, 2011 at 12:26

Dr. Pipes,

I know you do not think a Tunisian fruit vendor's problems set off the "Arab Spring" revos? I think this meme must just be for laughs, right? I think with a minimum amount of investigation into the US State Dept's pet program The National Endowment for Democracy should provide the most likely catalyst of the most recent events in NE Africa.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

I've written two books on conspiracy theories. Perhaps you should consult them.

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