The wave of protests known as the Arab Spring led to the ouster of long-time rulers and spurred reform throughout the Arab world. Yet those developments haven’t resulted in progress toward limiting political corruption, according to Transparency International, a watchdog group that compiles an annual nation-by-nation index of perceived official corruption. Indeed, since the start of the Arab Spring, many of the affected countries have actually fallen in that group’s rankings.

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