Political thinker Francis Fukuyama predicts defeat for Russia and a ‘new start’ for pro-Western democracy.
When Francis Fukuyama wrote the e book The Finish of Historical past and the Final Man after the Soviet Union was dissolved 30 years in the past, he argued that the West’s model of liberal democracy had triumphed over all different ideologies.
Since then, an rising variety of nations have gotten extra authoritarian or intolerant democracies.
Fukuyama tells host Steve Clemons that the Ukraine struggle is a turning level for Western-style democracy, and establishments corresponding to NATO are getting a lift in recognition. Individuals will ultimately flip their backs on authoritarian, populist and nationalist ideologies and leaders, in his estimation, and relearn find out how to tolerate variations.