Parag Khanna writing in Foreign Affairs:-
All this is good for the United States. Instead of prizing a false stability that inevitably culminates in chaos, as we most recently witnessed in Pakistan, the United States can ally with a young population that wants American companies to build factories, American consultants to reform their ministries and stock markets, and American universities to expand their campuses. Instead of Faustian bargains, there’s no reason that Washington can’t greet the dawning of the Arab Spring and normalize relations with the Egyptian people — instead of their rulers.
A domino effect doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Replacing autocracy with democracy and ideology with pragmatism would be a big step forward for much of the Arab world. And Washington would be wise to welcome this new era.