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In the aftermath of pro-democracy protests in Iran this summer, some 4,000 people were arrested. Political reformers and religious hard-liners are now at a standoff. Who will prevail? By Abbas Milani.
A liberal, modern Iraq doesn’t require a “wall of separation”
Sanam Vakil on Answering Only to God: Faith and Freedom in Twenty-First-Century Iran by Geneive Abdo and Jonathan Lyons
The short-term prospects for democracy in Iraq are mixed at best. Yet there are things we can do to improve the odds. By Hoover national fellows Chappell Lawson and Strom C. Thacker.
Removing Saddam Hussein from power might turn out to have been a cakewalk compared to the challenge ahead—making Iraq democratic. By Kenneth R. Timmerman.
How FDR almost brought democracy to Iran. By Abbas Milani.
Post-war Iraq is a country with desperate needs—and those needs must be met quickly. Hoover national fellow Lisa D. Cook on the challenges of rebuilding Iraq.
Saddam Hussein has been purged from Iraq—now his legacy must be purged as well. By Hoover fellow Timothy Garton Ash.
The last, best hope for democracy in Iran? Its burgeoning middle class. By Hoover fellow Abbas Milani.
Post-war Iraq is a tinderbox. How can we prevent a conflagration? By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.