Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?
Episode 1 | 56m 11s
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.
Aired: 01/17/13Video has closed captioning.