Archive for November, 2003


Noble Rhetoric Supports Democracy While Ignoble Policies Support Repression
8 November 2003

President George W. Bush’s November 6 speech before the National Endowment for Democracy emphasizing the need for greater democracy and freedom in the Arab world, while containing a number of positive aspects, was nevertheless very misleading and all-too characteristic of the longstanding contradictory messages that have plagued U.S. policy in the Middle East.