“The youth revolts … have shown that while regimes might be able to play the Islamic radicalism and sectarianism cards to bolster their hold on power in the short term, this is a failing strategy in the long run.” Third in a series on soft power around the world.
Propaganda and Power in the Middle East
Emile Nakshleh, a research professor at the University of New Mexico, is the former director of the Political Islam Strategic Analysis program at the US Central Intelligence Agency and the author of A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America's Relations with the Muslim World (Princeton University Press, 2008).
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Emile Nakhleh; Propaganda and Power in the Middle East. Current History 1 December 2013; 112 (758): 356–363. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.356
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