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  - Don Weidinger - Goodreads

statements for electorate vs truth, free society can lose moral courage, fear societies and free societies, détente is French word meaning relaxation, confront not appease, no respect for human rights ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Zvi Jonathan - Goodreads

Natan Sharansky knows more about resisting tyranny than most, having been incarcerated in a prison of one of history's greatest tyrannies-the Soviet Union, as he illustrated in his incredible memoirs ... Read full review

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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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