Middle East | How ‘decentralization’ became a power play in the Arab world

How ‘decentralization’ became a power play in the Arab world

Research in the region suggests that decentralization programs help keep authoritarian regimes in power, and decisions and services in hands of elites

April 3, 2018 6:57 PM (UTC+8)
Moroccan supporters of the February 20 pro-reform movement take part in a demonstration to mark the fifth anniversary the movement's creation, on February 20, 2016.  The movement was born during the so-called Arab Spring. Photo: AFP / Fadel Senna
Moroccan supporters of the February 20 pro-reform movement take part in a demonstration to mark the fifth anniversary the movement's creation, on February 20, 2016. The movement was born during the so-called Arab Spring. Photo: AFP / Fadel Senna
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