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Analysis and Commentary

The U.S. and Egypt: Giving up on the 'liberty doctrine'

by Michael McFaul, Amr Hamzawyvia International Herald Tribune
Monday, July 3, 2006

Has President George W. Bush given up on his liberty doctrine? From Libya to Iran to Azerbaijan, the Bush administration appears to have downgraded the importance of democracy promotion in the last several months. Nowhere, however, has a new indifference to democracy been more striking than in Egypt…