Democracy in Germany and Japan: Will it Happen in Iraq and Afghanistan?

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Democracy in Germany and Japan: Will it Happen in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Introduction
Following World War II, Germany and Japan emerged as powerful and consolidated democracies after conquest by an external power. The following discussion examines why this happened. In addition, the current study considers what lessons these cases provide for contemporary Iraq and Afghanistan. Analysis is also provided concerning what contextual elements that make similarly successful outcomes in Iraq and Afghanistan more or less likely.
How Germany and Japan emerged as Powerful consolidated Democracies - Lessons Learned from these Cases
Following World War II, Germany was a nation literally leveled to rubble. Yet, despite the fact that German...
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..... democracy cannot be borne out of coercion (Gill and Markwick 172).
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