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Weighing the Effects of Freely Elected Islamist Governments

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Weighing the Effects of Freely Elected Islamist Governments

Middle East

Weighing the Effects of Freely Elected Islamist Governments

Weighing the Effects of Freely Elected Islamist Governments

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As the Bush administration pushes ahead with its campaign for broader democracy in the Middle East, it must grapple with concerns that Islamist groups could come to power if free elections were held in many Arab nations.