anyone who knows the middle east knows that it is very far from ready for democracy. in all countries in the middle east, the opposition is led mainly by islamists. there are very few oppposition leaders who would want a western style liberal democracy. furthermore, the very dire economic situations in these countries would preclude any substantial democratic developments.
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