Early Challenges to the System

Early Challenges to the System What were the main consequences of the rise of Pan-Arabism? Contrary to the initial anticipations of ensuring Middle Eastern states had acted in one force against numerous political threats that threatened their existence, instead this ended up being far apart. Hence, not being able to boast of Pan-Arabism then seen to amalgamate these states especially against French and British forces. Conversely, the emergency of numerous wars and conflicts ensued that have existed up to date with the Palestinians still not being able to recover own region from Israel as they anticipated. This is because those championed the process of Partition Plan (1948) ended up aiding the enemy (Jews), which is even evident up to date. The inception of humiliation was especially during after the utter defeat of the six-day war that completely disoriented Arab region including even the Egypt1. This even yielded to serious divisions in the region despite generally professing one creed though having other smaller sects among them.
Why did the movement fail to produce Arab unity?
Besides the untimely passing on of the region’s informal leader Nasser, the region had serious divisions especially in Lebanon most of them fuelled by divergence in creed and small religious sects. These included Christians and Islamic sects like Shi’ites, and Sunnis, which gave foreign forces continue to divide them further2. Additionally, there were also aspect of conflicting interests characterizing the region’s leaders who due to were they originated emerged with differing voices. This is despite the entire Islamic religion seeing possibility of uniting itself as one religious bloc. However, this could not do manage for individual states prefer local autonomous sects.
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