Two years into the Arab Spring, the winds of hope and change have turned into a tempest of fear and people are crying foul.
Shadi Hamid is the director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and knows many of the leaders now in power in Arab Spring countries. In the video above he shares his rare insight with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
By Mick Krever, CNN
Just as the world struggles to emerge from a deep financial hole, the former top cop of the U.S.’s bank bailout says that a new crash is inevitable.
He is Neil Barofsky, and from the end of 2008 to 2011 he was tasked with ensuring that there was no abuse of the government’s bank bailout, or “Troubled Asset Relief Program” (TARP).
The idea that the U.S. has had any meaningful regulatory reform, Barofsky told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, “is a fiction.” FULL POST