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It took just 18 days of protest to overthrow a cruel dictator of 30 years in Egypt. And with that, 3 out of 4 recent uprisings in the Middle East and Asia have been successful so far. But you wouldn’t know it if you listened to certain segments of the American public. These pro-democratic movements (now spreading to Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, Algeria, and further south to the African country of Djibouti) have been met with concern over here. When did hope get the reputation for being naivety in disguise?