Originally Posted by Direckshun
I would say it never "all started" anywhere. The Middle East is a swarming collection of constantly evolving events and conditions. It's impossible to point to any one cause of any movement in the region.
But you acknowledge that Tunisia protest (with Egypt following) started with the self-immolation of the dude, right? If so, what evidence do you have that he was motivated in the slightest by what happen in Iran?