Article Photos: Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations 11/12

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 3, 2013 file photo, Military special forces aim their weapons as they surround Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, shortly before the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi. 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/Hassan Ammar, File)