Beyond the facade
Political reform in the Arab world
©2008, Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, English
BYU Library Bookshelves / Floor 1–CJQ 1850 .A91 B49 2008
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x, 295 p.; 23 cm.
Democratization — Arab countries
Arab countries — Politics and government — 1945-
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This discussion on political reform is a part of a larger effort on the part of the Beirut-based Carnegie Middle East Center. The goal of the researchers is to provide the necessary background to introduce political reform into the Arab Middle East and North Africa in order to increase the level of democracy there. Ten case studies--Egypt, Syria, Palestine, …show more ↓
Reform is a politically charged issue in the Middle East. Governments admit change is necessary, but do not want to surrender power. Opposition groups want democracy but cannot generate sufficient momentum. The Bush administration's "freedom agenda" has brought the issue into focus but blurred the distinction between democracy promotion and forceful …show more ↓
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