US ELECTION FOR DUMMIES

Donkeys and Elephants

Why did the Democrats chose a donkey for their party symbol? Why did the Republicans find an Elephant appropriate for theirs? Steven Ekovich, professor at the American University of Paris, tells all about these funny-looking animal symbols.

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Steven Ekovich is professor at the American University of Paris.  His publications include :

"GCC, an emerging power in the Persian Gulf?" (with A.S. Fatemi and J. Assadi).  

"Iran and the New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East since 9/11". NATO and the European Union, ed. Hall Gardner (Ashgate, 2004).

"Welfare and Personal Responsibility: The View from America"
. Strategic Prospective, No. 19-20, September-December 2004.

"Iran and New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East". Orbis, Volume 48, No. 1, Winter 2004.

 

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