Essay about Peace in the Middle East
Extremists Are Fomenting Instability In The Middle East
One cause of instability is the extremism supported and embodied by the regime in Tehran. Iran is today the world's leading state sponsor of …show more content…
Leaders across the Middle East are beginning to respond to the desires of their people and taking steps that will help enhance the stability and prosperity of their nations.
The United Arab Emirates' first-ever indirect election for 20 Federal National Council members represents an effort, that we hope will continue, to make its government more modern and more representative.
Kuwait held elections in which women were allowed to vote and hold office for the first time.
Citizens have voted in a municipal election in Saudi Arabia; in competitive parliamentary elections in Jordan, Morocco, and Bahrain; and in multiparty Presidential elections in Yemen.
Free and just societies create opportunity for their citizens, and the United States is encouraged by the movement toward economic freedom we are seeing across the Middle East.
The World Bank reports that economic growth is strong and rising in the region.
Saudi Arabia has joined the World Trade Organization.
Jordan, Oman, Bahrain, and Morocco have signed free trade agreements with the United States.
Unfortunately, amid some steps forward in this region, we have