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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Commentary: Bush failed at democratizing the Middle East, the people prevail

I’ve posted a new comment on the Arab upheavals on the National Journal expert blog: Eight years ago, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, and Paul Wolfowitz argued that the Middle East was so mired in authoritarianism, so politically stagnant, that the only way to bring democracy to the region was by force….[But]¬†even massive military force [...]