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East goes right, South goes left
East goes right, South goes left

Author(s): Michael Emerson
Subject(s): Geography, Regional studies, Political history, Recent History (1900 till today), Government/Political systems, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
Keywords: EU; Eastern Europe; Arab Revolution; Egypt; political systems;
Summary/Abstract: The most striking and indeed astonishing feature of this autumn’s political landscape in the European neighborhood is the contradictory trend between East and South. Eastern Europe is reverting back towards authoritarianism, while the Arab world proceeds with its anti-authoritarian revolution. Neither region is homogenous, of course. But the mainstream tendencies are clear.

  • Page Count: 2
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: English