"What is behind democracy’s seeming decline? What is fuelling the widespread appeal of authoritarianism? Is liberal democracy simply a politics of prosperity, but ill-suited for times of crisis and parsimony?
CDDRL Mosbacher Director Francis Fukuyama talks about contributing factors to the decline in popularity of global free trade, and the overall popularity of free-market liberal democracy for the NPR, KQED Public Media.
Erik Jensen is professor of the practice, director of the Rule of Law Program at Stanford Law School, and affiliated core faculty member at CDDRL. In recent years, he has committed considerable effort to building out law degree-granting programs at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) through the Afghanistan Legal Education Project.