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  • Elections in Muslim Countries
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    Elections in Muslim Countries

    Panelists debated the possibility of successful democracies in Muslim countries. Among the issues they discussed were the need for patience with the democratic process in Muslim countries, reconciliation of…

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  • Syria and the Assad Regime
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    Syria and the Assad Regime

    A forum hosted by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies discussed problems with Syria and national repercussions for the destabilization of the Assad regime.

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  • Muslim Brotherhood
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    Muslim Brotherhood

    Participants spoke about the recent political uprising in Egypt, a national referendum on constitutional reforms in Egypt, and the potential role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the political…

    423 views
  •  Irving Kristol Award
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    Irving Kristol Award

    Historian Bernard Lewis received the American Enterprise Institute’s Irving Kristol Award for 2007. He delivered the Irving Kristol Lecture at the Institute’s annual dinner on the topic of “Europe and…

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  • Should the US Support Islamists
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    Should the U.S. Support Islamists?

    Two Middle East experts held a formal discussion about whether the United States should rely on Islamists. Mr. Gerecht, former member of the Central Intelligence Agency, argued that democratization efforts should…

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  • emThe Islamic Paradoxem
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    The Islamic Paradox

    Mr. Gerecht talked about his book The Islamic Paradox: Shiite Clerics, Sunni Fundamentalists, and the Coming of Arab Democracy, published by American Enterprise Institute Press. The author…

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