East goes right, South goes left

Friday, 28 October 2011
CEPS Commentaries
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In his latest Commentary, Michael Emerson surveys the dramatic events in this autumn’s political landscape in the European neighbourhood and finds the most astonishing feature is the contradictory trend between the East’s slide backwards towards authoritarianism, while the Arab world proceeds with its anti-authoritarian revolution.

Michael Emerson is Senior Associate Research Fellow at CEPS.