Intelligence Squared Debates Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?
Listen to arguments about the unsettling result of Arab democracy. Details
Program: Intelligence Squared Debates
Episode: Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?
The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt’s Mubarak and Tunisia’s Ben Ali, the U.S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy — the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors.• Visit the Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators? webpage
Premiere Date: 01/17/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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