The Arab world faces a second wave of revolutions just eight years after the Arab Spring due to uncontrolled urbanization, critical unemployment and financial pressures, according to experts.  Arab and Middle Eastern commentators said a second wave of revolts was “inevitable” as key socio-economic factors which spurred the revolutions between December 2010 and December 2012 still exist.   Mohamed Mahjoub Haroon, Professor of Social Science at the University of Khartoum, said: “Massive

uncontrolled urbanization, pressure on the job markets are, among other socio-economic factors, the leading causes behind greater expectations of the youth in the Arab societies.” Mr Haroon noted uncontrolled urbanization, economic stagnation and market forces were the three central socio-economic forces which caused the Arab Spring to spread across numerous countries in North Africa and the Middle East. He added that as long as these factors continue to exist, so too will the divides within Arab nations and the desire among their citizens to seek political change. READ MORE