Pavel Stroilov

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Pavel Stroilov is a Russian historian who, in 2004, smuggled to the West a vast secret archive of the Soviet era. He now lives in London, working to make it public. His Behind the Desert Storm: A secret archive stolen from the Kremlin that sheds new light on the Arab revolutions in the Middle East, is out this summer.

International Affairs

The Season After Arab Spring

The Season After Arab Spring

June 20, 2011

Future revolutions are nearly always envisioned as simple and beautiful, but