That is basically the history

That is basically the history of revolutions - they seldom end up as was originally intended. The fall of the Tsar in 1917 is a good example for this lead to unimaginable bloodshed under Lenin and Stalin. The same is true of the Shah. The Turban Tyrants have been far more bloody than he ever was. In Egypt, Iraq and Libya these blood soaked regimes all overthrew relatively light handed monarchies.

Will we see democracy in the Middle East ? I have no idea but let us all hope that is what eventually happens.  

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