Article Photos: Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations 4/12

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 file photo, Kuwait's opposition members demonstrating against the government  at Irada Square, Kuwait City. Almost a quarter-century ago, a young American political scientist achieved global academic celebrity by proclaiming that the collapse of communism had ended the discussion on how to run societies, leaving "Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government." In Egypt and around the Middle East, after a summer of violence and upheaval, the discussion, however, is still going strong.  And almost three years into the Arab Spring revolts, profound uncertainties remain.(AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari, File)