"Why It's Been So Effective to Ridicule Syria's Bashar al-Assad as a Pathetic Finger Puppet." History News Network, 2016.

"Uprisings spread like wildfire across the Arab world from 2010 to 2012, fueled by a desire for popular sovereignty. In Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, and other countries, protestors flooded the streets and the media, voicing dissent through slogans, graffiti, puppetry, videos, and satire that called for the overthrow of dictators and the regimes that sustained them."

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