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The benign empire? Nonviolent imperialism

Due to the fact that these movements have been triggered by outside interests rather

than inspired from within the countries permanent change has been elusive. The Gene

Sharp inspired street protests and regime changes have not resulted in the expected stable

democracies. For instance, Orange Revolution supporters were discontented in August,

2004 when pro-Western Yushchenko was forced to back his arch-rival, Yanukovych,

as prime minister.

by stevesim on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 05:03:30 PM EST
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