TITLE

Democracy Stalled

AUTHOR(S)
Kitfield, James
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
National Journal;5/3/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article stresses that the signature campaign of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to spread democracy in the Arab and Islamic worlds as a long-term antidote to extremism has stalled and in danger of imploding. In Lebanon, Islamist Hezbollah, denounced by Washington as a terrorist organization, has paralyzed the government ever since its 2006 war with Israel. Syria continues to host terrorist groups and is stonewalling United Nations investigations into a series of high-profile assassinations of Lebanese political figures.
ACCESSION #
33223379

 

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