Now Iraq Has Tasted Democracy, the Arab Tyrants Are Shaking in their Shoes

(Times-UK) Amir Taheri - An election that was not supposed to happen because the so-called resistance in Iraq did not want it has produced results that the doomsters did not expect. There was no green tidal wave of radical Shiism that was supposed to transform Iraq into a copy of the Khomeinist republic in Iran. The Iraqi electorate rejected not only Khomeinism but all other brands of extremism. The Iraqi experience could inspire democratic change in other Muslim countries in the Middle East.

2005-02-18 00:00:00

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