Steven A. Cook: The Implications of Military Rule for Democratization in the Middle East

Conversations With History - Steven A. Cook

Steven A. Cook; Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Steven A. Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations for a discussion of the impact of the military on democratization in Turkey, Algeria, and Egypt. He analyzes the structure of power in these countries, the role of Islamic parties in furthering democratization, and raises important questions about U.S. policy in the region through comparison with the policies of the European Union.

Key Words: Political Scientists, Military, Islam, Democratization, Turkey
Steven A. Cook
Publication date: 
January 30, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History