Perhaps the fundamental psychological barrier to the idea of democracy in the Middle East is the failure of the West to convey the notion that democracy is not another religion. Democracy is a way of solving problems. Real, specific, practical problems. It is a method of resolving disputes, using information directly conveyed by the Creator to his Creatures through a mechanism called reason and choice.Well, that's not how the Dems define democracy--to them it's a religion.
It's a useful way to look at the problem, though. If you want a solution.
The left is planning another terrorist propaganda flotilla.