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Abstract

As the violent anti-American protests in the Muslim world subside, those in the region and in the U.S. are wondering whether the upheaval will have a permanent effect. Although by no means inevitable, these events could have a silver lining. If they spur leaders in North Africa to reassess their economic and security policies -- - or if they prod America to lean toward rather than away from North Africa -- the region could end up being better off than it was before it erupted on Sept. 11, 2012.

Citation

O'Sullivan, Meghan. "Muslim Anger Could Spur Economic Growth." Bloomberg, October 2, 2012.