A Tale of Three Cities

Thomson, John R.
September 2005
National Interest;Fall2005, Issue 81, p142
Focuses on the efforts of political leaders and masses in Afghanistan, Beirut, Lebanon and Cairo, Egypt to establish a democratic form of government. Criticisms on the efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush to promote democracy in the Middle East and Central Asia; Challenges faced by Afghan President Hamid Karzai in his efforts to create a democratic government; Demands of the Lebanese youth who are demonstrating in Beirut after the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.


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