Freedom's Unsteady March
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BeschreibungPresident Bush promised to democratize the Middle East, but the results so far have dispirited democracy advocates and brought their project into disrepute.
PortraitTamara Cofman Wittes is a senior fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., USA, where she directs the Middle East Democracy and Development Project. She has previously served as director of programs at the Middle East Institute and as Middle East specialist at the U.S. Institute of Peace, where she edited How Israelis and Palestinians Negotiate: A Cross Cultural Analysis of the Oslo Peace Process (USIP, 2005). Wittes was one of the first recipients of the Rabin-Peres Peace Award, established by President Bill Clinton in 1997.
Pressestimmen"An impassioned, well-reasoned, and highly readable case for U.S. democracy promotion in the Arab world." --Eva Bellin, Foreign Affairs "An intelligent and thorough analysis that may help guide the next administration through the extreme challenge of furthering US interests in the Middle East." --Deirdre Sinnott, ForeWord Magazine "The book is an intelligent and thorough analysis that may help guide the next administration through the extreme challenge of furthering US interests in the Middle East." --Deirdre Sinnott, Foreword Magazine "This compact, readable work of policy advocacy argues that, despite widespread skepticism about democracy promotion resulting from the Bush administration's botched "Freedom Agenda," Arab democratization should become an even more central objective of U.S. policy." --Robert Springborg, Middle East Policy "[A] must-read" -- Middle East Journal "Wittes's book is a serious and thoughtful contribution to the literature of the freedom agenda." --Steven J. Rosen, Middle East Quarterly
Untertitel: America's Role in Building Arab Democracy. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Brookings Institution
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten