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Meet the Journalist: Yigal Schleifer

The end of the Cold War saw a new wave of democratization take hold in Europe and along its eastern fringe, promising to bring with it good governance and rule of law to countries that had precious little previous experience with those ideals.

Journalist and analyst Yigal Schleifer looks at Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey, three countries that in their own way each tell an important story about democratization’s current struggle and retreat in Europe.