• Political Science
  • Published 2015

Civil Wars and the Fragility of Democracy in the Arab Middle East: Notes from Lebanon

@inproceedings{Kprl2015CivilWA,
  title={Civil Wars and the Fragility of Democracy in the Arab Middle East: Notes from Lebanon},
  author={Nur K{\"o}pr{\"u}l{\"u}},
  year={2015}
}
This book investigates an important phenomenon in the Middle East and the Mediterranean region, namely the role that the military plays in the governments of several states of the region. Can military forces be defined as guardians of a regime in a democratic state? How is it possible to limit the power of armies to solely military prerogatives and competences? How can the intervention of military forces in the political arena in democratising countries be prevented? It is easy to ask these… CONTINUE READING