By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
It wasn't that long ago that the question posed by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' (FDD) annual national security conference — "Dictators and Dissidents: Should the West Choose Sides?" — would have seemed easier to answer. But what happens when victory by the dissidents leads not to democracy but to totalitarian rule?
"How political can a 14-year-old get?" she asked. "If you ban fun, then a 14-year-old can get very political."
"I'm here," she declared, "to make sure that the story of Iranian political prisoners is heard."