Posts Tagged: Democracy
In Libya, the U.S. lead role in the military intervention has proved that its advertised intentions and actions clash with reality on the ground.
At the same time that the United States is praising democracy in the Middle East, it is helping to suppress it in Honduras.
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.