November 6, 2011 2:07 PM

Why George W. Bush is the Arab Spring's forgotten man

On Nov. 6, 2003, then President George W. Bush gave a major foreign policy address in which he called for the spread of democracy across the Middle East, an appeal that seems to be resonating in this year of Arab Spring revolts. Yet less than three years after leaving office, Bush gets little credit for having inspired them.

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