Are the Arabs capable of democracy? And if so, can Americans be the agents of their transformation? The answer, of course, is that no one knows. The lack of a single democratic Arab government gives grounds for skepticism. … But there is reason to be skeptical of the skepticism.
Bringing Democracy to the Arab World
Joshua Muravchik is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. His books include Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism (San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2002) and Exporting Democracy: Fulfilling America's Destiny (American Enterprise Institute Press, 1991).
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Joshua Muravchik; Bringing Democracy to the Arab World. Current History 1 January 2004; 103 (669): 8–10. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.669.8
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