Speeches | 15 March 2006

Democratisation dilemmas in the Middle East

Islamist election victories in Iraq, Egypt and the Palestinian territories have intensified the controversy over whether Washington's democratisation push in the Middle East is transforming the region for the better or simply empowering America's enemies. On 15th March 2006 at Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Ambassador Martin Indyk, Lowy Institute Board Member and Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Studies at the Brookings Institution and Anthony Bubalo, Lowy Institute Research Fellow, debated the pros and cons of the Bush Administration's great democratisation gamble.Anthony Bubalo , Martin S. Indyk

  • Anthony Bubalo
  • Martin S. Indyk

Islamist election victories in Iraq, Egypt and the Palestinian territories have intensified the controversy over whether Washington's democratisation push in the Middle East is transforming the region for the better or simply empowering America's enemies. On 15th March 2006 at Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Ambassador Martin Indyk, Lowy Institute Board Member and Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Studies at the Brookings Institution and Anthony Bubalo, Lowy Institute Research Fellow, debated the pros and cons of the Bush Administration's great democratisation gamble.Anthony Bubalo , Martin S. Indyk

  • Anthony Bubalo
  • Martin S. Indyk