Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – March 9, 2005

Is Bush Bringing Democracy to the Middle East? A Debate on U.S. Foreign Policy in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Egypt and More

We host a debate on the question: Is Bush bringing democracy to the Middle East? We are joined by Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations, Rahul Mahajan, an independent journalist and author and Farid Ghadry, the co-founder and current president of the Reform Party of Syria, a U.S.-based Syrian opposition party.

Bush Nominates Fierce UN Critic and Unilateralist John Bolton As Ambassador to United Nations

President Bush nominated John Bolton to become the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. We take a look at Bolton’s record, his criticism of the UN and why his nomination stunned many in Washington with journalist Jim Lobe.

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