Wed February 2, 2011
Middle East

What Should The U.S. Do To Encourage Democracy?

The protests in Egypt pose a challenge to the Obama administration. U.S. officials need to support the rights of protesters, who are demanding things the U.S. supports: freedom of speech and more responsive governments. But as leaders in the region start listening to their people, they might also be more reluctant to support other U.S. policies in the region.

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