January 31, 2013

The League of Authoritarian Gentlemen

Alexander Cooley, Foreign Policy

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For years now, the United States and its allies in Europe and Asia have been talking about the importance of common efforts to promote human rights and democratic values around the world. If the liberal democracies pooled their efforts, there seemed good reason to believe that they could embed these values in international law and succeed in fostering the growth of freedom.

 

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