December 20, 2013

Ukraine to S. Africa: End of History (Again)?

Leon Hadar, American Conservative

The Associated Press

The American media tend to downplay the ethnic and regional strains underlying the political tensions at the core of the color revolutions, not to mention the Arab spring. Recall that President George W. Bush was not even aware of the historical conflict between Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq when he set out to establish democracy there, and that it took some time for the press and official Washington to understand that what was happening in Iraq has less to do with the struggle for democracy and more with sectarian fighting.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, South Africa, Francis Fukuyama, Israel

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