Tuesday, May 10, 2011

JEFFREY GOLDBERG: Danger -- tyrants falling.
As dictatorships crumble across the Middle East, what happens if Arab democracy means the rise of radical Islamism? Does promoting American values while protecting American interests—most notably, containing Iran and preserving our access to oil—require the Obama administration to call for more democracy in one country while propping up the monarch next door? In a word, yes.
It's five pages long, but worth your time.