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Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World

Hillel Fradkin

Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner, the editors of “Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World,” along with four contributors, Hillel Fradkin, Christopher Walker, Dan Brumberg, Tarek Masoud talk about the promise of democratization in the Middle East following the Arab Spring and the eventual backlash that took place in Egypt and elsewhere. This event was hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC.

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