Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East: Regional Politics and External Policies

Nathan J. Brown April 12, 2010 Washington, D.C.
Summary
Carnegie's Nathan Brown discusses the experiences of activists, political parties, religious groups, and governments in the Middle East and highlights the difficulties involved in bringing democracy to the region.
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Carnegie's Nathan Brown, professor of Political Science and International Affairs and director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at the George Washington University will discuss his recent book, Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East: Regional Politics and External Policies. In this edited volume, accomplished scholars from the United States and the United Kingdom analyze Western policy, providing a wide-ranging survey of the efforts of individual countries and the effect of external influences on the Middle East. Addressing themes including sectarianism, culture, religion, security, and the promotion of democracy, the book examines the experiences of activists, political parties, religious groups, and governments and highlights the difficulties involved in bringing democracy to the Middle East.

Time: 6:30 PM

Location:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Auditorium A-5 (A-Level)

The library is accessible by Metro Center and Gallery Place Chinatown Metro stations. There is limited parking on the street and in nearby garages.

 

Source http://carnegieendowment.org/2010/04/12/struggle-for-democracy-in-middle-east-regional-politics-and-external-policies/t05

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