The Bad New Era
The era of optimism for democracy in the Middle East has ended, says one foreign relations specialist.
The source: “The New Middle East” by Richard N. Haass, in Foreign Affairs, Nov.–Dec. 2006.
The sun has set on the brief American era in the Middle East, writes Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. A modern, Europe-style region marked by democracy, prosperity, and peace will not arise. Instead, the...