Freedom in the World 2013

January 17, 2013

Freedom in the World 2013
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from Video and Global Stakes in Human Rights Roundtable Series

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."

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