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May 17, 2011 § Leave a comment
Commentary: Another Revolution Betrayed | The National Interest. It is too easy to brand a momentous change meaningless. It isn’t the first election that’s important, it’s the second – when voters have to decide that the pragmatic is more important than the idealistic. Second, why the stark division between countries in the Soviet bloc that did well (Poland, the Baltic nations, the Czech Republic, etc.) and those that are mired in the past (Russia more than anyone else).