Saturday, February 12, 2011

CIA World Factbook: A Surprisingly Good Source of Information

The democratic revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt and quite possibly Algeria, Jordan and Yemen could possibly be the biggest world-changing events of our burgeoning 21st century.

For those wishing to learn more, the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) publishes online The World Factbook which is an excellent source of information on almost every country in the world.

Case in point: Check out Egypt and expand the People tab; you'll indeed see how young the average Egyptian really is. It's no wonder they're adept at using Facebook and Twitter to organize peaceful protests to demand a democratic government:

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