Ken Yalowitz, director of the Dickey Center for International Understanding, is the co-author of an op-ed piece in The New York Times that urges the West to be patient with change in the Middle East. (photo by Joseph Mehling ’69)
Arab countries should learn from Russia’s transition at the end of Soviet rule two decades ago.
So says Kenneth Yalowitz, director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, and his two co-authors in this op-ed piece in The New York Times.
They also argue that “the West should be realistic about Arab prospects, while encouraging reform even as it is resisted in Syria and elsewhere.”
Read the full story, published in The New York Times on 07/25/11.