The Arab revolutions will continue for several years. Other regimes in the Middle East are waiting in line, but the future revolutions will be more complicated than the Bahraini and Yemeni revolutions. The countries on the waiting list either have a lot of wealth or getting a lot of aid from foreign sources. They are very important to Israel and the West and the latter may intervene militarily to support the waiting regimes to remain in power. But the natural evolutionary, revolutionary tide will be dominant.
The revolutions will eventually bring to power new regimes that are governed by the people. It will not be hard to replace the new elected regimes if the people choose to do so. As the Arab revolutions turned out to be contagious, Arab unification will be contagious as well, spreading from this country to that country, not only because the people are free to choose but also because of pragmatic reasons that make people want to be closer.
Boundaries between free and democratic Arab countries will be lowered because free people will need free cross- border trade and free movements of labor and capital. They will need compatible and homogeneous laws and legislation. They desire to be able to pool markets and achieve economies of scale and scope.
These needs and actions will bring the Arabs closer to each other. They will aspire for larger and better homeland and they will seek unity with their neighbors. The truly elected leaders will not be able to stop this march towards unity because they have term limits. They will form confederations in North Africa, Greater Syria and the Gulf. Those confederations will seek to unite with other smaller confederates. Eventually, the Arab revolutions should bring unification to the Arab World from the bottom up and stability to the whole world. The Arabs and the world will mutually benefit from the creation of a big, and stable united Arab states confederation.
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