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Volume 13  Number 4  •  Spring 2009
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Making the World Safe for Muddle: The Meaning of Democracy in American Foreign Policy
By James L. Payne
This article appeared in the Spring 2009 issue of The Independent Review

The problem with the term democracy is not that it has no meaning, but that it has too many meanings. Thus, any U.S. administration that tries to make it the lodestar of its foreign policy sails in a sea of muddle.

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