Posts Tagged: Democracy
The wave of democratic movements in North Africa and the Middle East has swept away some persistent illusions about the Arab world.
Will activists in the Arab world bring about a new stage of democracy?
In 10 weeks of protests, Tunisians and Egyptians achieved for themselves what 10 years of bloodshed could not purchase for Pax Americana or its archenemy in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Croatian protesters, like their Middle Eastern counterparts, are challenging the rhetoric of stability and moderation as a vehicle for the entrenchment and enrichment of political elites.
Another autocratic U.S. ally in the Arab world faces a non-violent challenge.
Tunisian students are energized by the prospect of participating in government.
Israel must act now to conclude an agreement with Palestinians.
The non-violent pro-democracy struggle in Bahrain has failed to gain support from the Obama administration.
Are we seeing the last of the world's dictators?
As the current revolts in the Middle East demonstrate, the democracy-versus-stability debate rests on a false dichotomy.