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The tragic romance of the nostalgic western liberal

14 mins | Sep 4, 2020
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Reviewing Anna Applebaum's book, 'Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism'. For the chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Ivan Krastev, the famous journalist and historian wants to understand rising illiberalism, but is clinging to a Cold War moral framework that no longer applies. In Foreign Policy, he analyses why.
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