In Davos examining the Arab Springs mixed bag

first_img Sponsored Stories Saudi Prince Turki Al Faisal, a former Saudi intelligence chief and ambassador to the United States, sounded a skeptical note about Western-style democracy.“A heard a lot here about democracy,” he told one panel. “When I hear of something becoming a model or a mold or a fashion like democracy is today, immediately I cringe. I think those who think of democracy as a Viagra pill that could solve their dysfunction … are not on the right path.“You need to have your own solutions,” Faisal said, to laughter and applause from many fellow Arabs in the audience.___Associated Press writer Lee Keath in Cairo contributed to this report.___Follow Dan Perry at” alt=”last_img” /> read more