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Syria: Authoritarianism

Syrian comment on the cultural inclination which was cited by a study that claims that there is no anti-democratic attitude within the Mideast cultures.

Syrian said: “While its true that an individual may not object to a democratic form of government does not explain his acceptance of the alternative. Syrians have been subject to authoritarian rule, with very short periods of semi-democratic government, since the beginning of time and they never seem to have objected to it on a scale that would force a change.

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