TITLE

TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Haviland
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
American Diplomacy;3/21/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the transition to democracy in the Middle East. The author stresses that the military presence and activities in the region has not helped and facing insurgencies and not terrorism claimed by both the Obama and Bush administrations. The author asserts the need to get the notion of a democratic Islam in short term and then focus on supporting moderate Islamists because they have the possibility of confronting Islamic extremists and evolve to liberal democracies.
ACCESSION #
73791442

 

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