TITLE

Step forward. Now inch back

PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
Newsweek;10/11/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 15, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Asserts that there is growing pressure for real democracy in the Arab world. The response of entrenched regimes in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Algeria; Whether Arabs are ready for Western-style democracy; More. INSET: Christopher Dickey..
ACCESSION #
9310057711

 

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