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Author Akbarzadeh, Shahram.

Title American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East : From Bush to Obama
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (181 pages)
Series Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series
Durham modern Middle East and Islamic world series.
Summary The recent ""Arab spring"", with its popular uprisings in many Arab countries, has exposed the ambiguity at the heart of American promotion of democracy in the Middle East. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq were packaged as democracy promotion, as heralding the beginning of a new phase in the politics of the Middle East when democracy would replace authoritarian regimes. Many of these authoritarian regimes, however, were sustained by US support. The recent popular uprisings threaten to bring democracy without promotion by the US, and threaten to overthrow regimes previously supported
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Form Electronic book
Author MacQueen, Benjamin.
Piscatori, James
Saikal, Amin
ISBN 1135117063
9781135117061