Reuel Marc Gerecht is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a non-partisan institution focusing on national security and foreign policy . He was a former Middle East Specialist at the CIA's Directorate of Operations. His book The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East, was published by the Hoover Institution in 2011. Grecht was a former Director of the Project for the New American Centurys Middle East Initiative and a former Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Muslims cannot be dragged to an embrace of secularism and the liberal values that spring from it. They have to arrive voluntarily at this understanding.
The Obama Administration lacks the vision and nerve to engage Syria effectively.
The West need not fear the Arab uprisings but embrace and support the democratic ideals that lie at the heart of them.
The West should allow the Egyptian revolution to continue even if it means the Muslim Brotherhood will rise.
President Obama should engage the Islamic fundamentalists rising to power.
If President Obama would allow the CIA to do more to help the Syrian rebels, Turkey and even Iraq's Kurds would do more to help finish off the Assad regime.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei leads the efforts to advance Iran's nuclear Daweapons programs and if he succeeds could lead his country to war.