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Democratizing the Middle East: A Conservative Perspective?

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07/30/2014Alexander J. Groth

The war in Iraq continues to dominate international developments and in its uncertain course casts a shadow not only on the foreign policy record of the Bush administration but on the peace of the world as well. Although the president has frequently identified his outlook with conservatism—notably compassionate conservatism— it seems that in pursuing his Iraq policy he has neglected one very important component of conservatism: a prudent respect for history.

Volume 19, Number 4 (2005)

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Groth, Alexander J. "Democratizing the Middle East: A Conservative Perspective?" Journal of Libertarian Studies 19, No. 4 (2005): 3–17.