Katz, Marisa
June 2005
New Republic;6/6/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 21/22, p19
Argues that the United States is not doing enough to back up its rhetoric regarding the spread of democracy in the Middle East. Focus on the work of the non-profit National Democratic Institute (NDI); Comments regarding U.S. policy from Les Campbell of the NDI; Author's view that claims about the U.S. commitment to supporting democracy is not reflected in budget numbers or in meetings with authoritarian leaders; Discussion of various programs initiated by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush; Analysis of the program's implementation; View that the U.S. can not begin to live up to rhetorical promises without more money and more diplomacy.


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