Middle Eastern Demographics

In: Global Economy Source: Washington Post Culture

16 Feb 2011

Many middle eastern countries have a large percentage of young people in the population. Compare this to the United States, where it is easier for our politicians to ignore the voice of the young (most of the time).

WP-ME-demographics

Combine this with high unemployment, and you’re going to have political problems no matter how autocratic you are:

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