New Findings on Arabs and Democracy

Article
October 2012

The second wave of the Arab Barometer reveals strong and steady support for democracy in the Arab World but a deficit in democratic culture.

The Democracy Barometers (Part II): Attitudes in the Arab World

Article
January 2008

Findings from the Arab Barometer say little about whether there are likely to be transitions to democracy in the Arab world in the years ahead, but they do offer evidence that citizens' attitudes and values are not the reason that authoritarianism has persisted.