The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror

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Balfour Books, 2006 - Political Science - 303 pages
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Natan Sharansky, the famous Soviet dissident who spent a decade in gulags, has authored his vision for defeating terrorists worldwide: launching a flood of democratic initiatives, especially in totalitarian regimes. This book, which gained the attention of President Bush and his administration, outlines Sharansky's strategies - based on personal experience - for making the world a safer place.

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Review: The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror

User Review  - Debby - Goodreads

Very pertinent to today's world with events in Israel and Gaza. He makes a great argument for democracy in the middle east. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Anatoly Sharansky was born January 20, 1948 in Donetsk, Ukraine to a Jewish family and later graduated with a degree in Applied Mathematics from the Physical Technical Institute in Moscow. Sharansky is the chairman and founder (1995) of the political party Yisrael B'Aliyah (or "Israel on the rise") promoting the absorption of the Soviet Jews into Israeli society.

Dermer was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. He holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, and from Oxford University. He lives in Jerusalem.

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