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DIY Democracy

February 2005 - DIY DemocracyRecent elections in Afghanistan and Ukraine, and elections due early this year in Iraq and Pakistan and later on in Iran, all pose the question: Is democracy a DIY exportable commodity?

In our feature we will examine the neo-con policy of exporting US style democracy to all parts of the globe and ask whether this can work, with special reference to culture, economy, history and society. We will also look at the different systems of democracy being promoted.



America is doing it right in Iraq
by Alistair Campbell - 28/02/2005 - 60 comments
A setback for the US is a setback to democracy
by Stephen Barton - 21/02/2005 - 17 comments
Home grown and organic: A recipe for democratic success
by Brett Bowden - 21/02/2005 - 1 comment
Pax Americana
by Alexander Deane - 21/02/2005 - 9 comments
Democracy is always exported, but most frequently without success
by Greg Barns - 14/02/2005 - 4 comments
Which democratic model should we export?
by Peter Van Onselen and Wayne Errington - 14/02/2005 - 3 comments
When the belly is full the brain starts to think
by Keith Suter - 7/02/2005 - 3 comments
Democracy by the sword
by Shlomo Avineri - 7/02/2005 - 8 comments
Let's force them to be free
by Gary Brown - 7/02/2005 - 10 comments

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