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21 Apr

The Nature of Arab Unrest – Victor Davis Hanson – National Review Online.

An excellent piece from Mr. Hanson on the current situation in the Middle East.

From the article:

“In such a mess, the challenge for America should have been to prod pro-American authoritarians to reform (but not to abdicate), to support staunchly our very few democratic friends, to oppose publicly anti-American totalitarians, and wherever possible to stay out of intervening militarily, given that no resistance group as of yet has proved democratic, or indeed has even published much of a liberal reform manifesto.”

Read the whole thing. It’s a good primer on Mid-East policy

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