2. The article is missing the point by not explaining why those two countries ruled by dictators were in fact maintaining a status quo of limited sharia influence. Mubarak fought the MB all his life. Gaddafi was the head of a multi-tribal society which was kept at bay.
3. There is no democracy in islam, there are no individual rights, there is only the direct covenant between god and the people as written in the koran, the hadiths, the sunna and the sina.