Posts Tagged: Democracy
Religion has permeated the history and politics of Pakistan. Now its time, Najum Mushtaq argues, to keep religion out of it.
General Musharraf just can't understand why everybody's out to get him.
Yu Bin responds to Ian Williams.
Musharraf tries to stamp out a movement for democracy that could confront him and the larger structure of army rule.
The United States should not abandon Taiwan at its time of need, argues Ian William.
Can Pakistan peacefully negotiate its way out of a military dictatorship? Here's how.
By comparing Iraq to Israel, Bush did the cause of Middle East reform little good.
Contrary to the stated aspirations of Washington hawks, the Iraq War has dealt a body blow to the many Middle Eastern activists working for democracy and peace. On these grounds alone, the war has been an unmitigated disaster.
If the United States cared so much about democracy in Iraq, why has it acted more like an occupying force in restricting the self-determination of Iraqi citizens?
Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.