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Freedom in the World 2013

Introductory Speakers: David Kramer, President, Freedom House
Mark P. Lagon, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Speaker: Arch Puddington, Vice President for Research, Freedom House
Moderator: Jill M. Dougherty, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN
Panelists: Larry Diamond, Professor and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director and Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
January 16, 2013

Arch Puddington presents Freedom House's "Freedom in the World 2013" report, followed by a discussion between Tamara Wittes and Larry Diamond. They discuss the text of the report, as well as the differences between democratic indicators within nations, regional trends, and the normative importance of the "Arab Spring."

This meeting is part of the Global Stakes in Human Rights Roundtable series.

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