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  • Bret Stephens, deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal; Reuel Marc Gerecht, senior fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD); Brian Katulis, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress; and Rob Satloff, executive director of Washington Institute for Near East Policy, sit on a panel titled "Islamists and Elections: Where Do They Lead?" at FDD's annual national security conference on Dec. 6, 2012. (Lloyd Wolf/FDD)

    Blog: Conference mulls the hard choice between dictators and dissidents

    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?

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