Recently we’re hearing more and more about something called The Greater Middle East.
It’s a new term that the Bush administration has created for a region that extends beyond the known geographical boundaries of the Middle East. It goes from Morocco in the west to Pakistan in the east.
They say that it’s a plan to promote democracy in the “Greater Middle East” that will adapt a model like the one used to press for freedoms in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
It’ll supposedly come in the form of a package of incentives that will be given to countries of the region in return for concrete steps towards political reform, improving the record on human rights, women