Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Building Democracy After Conflict: Lessons from Iraq

Journal Article

Larry Diamond - Stanford University

Published by
Journal of Democracy, Vol. 16, page(s) 9-23
January 2005

The U.S.-led reconstruction effort has so far failed to establish democratic institutions in Iraq. But as troubled as that effort has been, it provides valuable lessons for future nation-building endeavors.