Here I am getting in over my head..
She does not know what she is talking about” ~ what a Cheauvanist says when found out!
when I get into some nitty gritty facts on the subjest .. the system stops working. ha ha , ha ee
I am not a member so cannot down load.. the other site says
Reshaping the Middle East
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What enthusiasts took for a global rush to democracy may be reversing direction, with backsliding and stalled transitions in the former Soviet Union, Africa, the Middle East. So far, one sees disarray or new strongmen much like the old; no competing ideologies seem to be beckoning. Market reforms have not been the cause in most cases. More affluent countries with Western ties seem to be sticking the course better. However the trend plays out, it should lead the administration to rethink democracy promotion. The truth is that U.S. policy is not significantly responsible for democracy’s advance or retreat in the world.
Despite its seemingly thorough approach, Raymond Garthoff’s apologetic treatment of Soviet Cold War policies fails to explain why communism collapsed.
Despite what many argue, Arab and Muslim rage at the United States has had very little to do with actual U.S. policies–policies that have been remarkably pro-Arab over the past 50 years. Promoting anti-Americanism is simply the best way Muslim leaders have found to distract their publics from the real problem: internal mismanagement. New U.S. policies or a PR campaign will not change matters.