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    • Chafeeka
    • 30.08.10 | 09:10 (IDT)

    Arabs need democracy. But it is behaving like a bull in the Mideast china shop and is following contradictory policies. Bush wants more popular, less dictatorial regimes, If ARabs wantreal Mideast democracy, arab countries should begin with Egypt, which contains a third of all Arabs, and is essentially a U.S. protectorate. End its military dictatorship, allow real political parties, a free press, and honest elections. Do not allow Egypt to get away with more sham elections. Set a sterling example for the democracy-deficient Muslim world. The problem, unfortunately, is that the Arab world's most popular political figure is very likely bin Laden.

    from the article: Amira Hass / Who's suppressing opposition rallies in Ramallah?
    First published 02:36 30.08.10 | Last updated 02:36 30.08.10
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