You greatly misunderstand the Arab Spring if that is what you believe. These people maintain their values, and their youth have looked inward after generations, that is why you will not see "freedom" but a rejection of liberalization everywhere the order has changed there. The ones that do not have it call it insane, as usual. It was inevitable.
The group is the greatest strength. The solitary one is in his own fantasy.Edit:
Since I rose to a defense despite it being off-topic, the least I could do is share something to improve understanding: http://www.lebanese-forces.org/forum/showthread.php/50416-Making-Sense-of-the-Syrian-Crisis?p=716654#post716654
It's a Stratfor article reposted on this forum (because it's behind a paywall, like the article in the first post).