Persian LibertyThe Bush Administration takes a lot of abuse for its confrontational policies in foreign affairs, but it does have its heart in the right place. The Administration knows democracy is one of the keys to unlocking the secret to pluralistic stability in the Middle East. However, the US still has the wrong idea in its application of democratization. Opportunity presents itself to change our approach from military to solidarity in the case of the Iranians. With the ideal of democratization now on the line, we must employ a new and active strategy to bring democracy to the world, and all of that strategy must start with effort in Iran.While Iran says one thing great about its system of government, its practices anger its own citizens. The amazingly young population of Iran is overwhelmingly in favor of democratic reform. Simultaneously, Iranian youth have been intimidated by government gangs, suppressed from demonstrations in
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