Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is a political scientist, author, Senior Fellow at Stanford, and chairman of the editorial board of American Purpose, a magazine founded to defend classical liberalism.

Why Ukraine Matters

Why Ukraine Matters

Vladimir Putin has launched a massive military assault on Ukraine, with the stated purpose of overthrowing the democratically-elected regime there and replacing it with one subservient to Moscow. Russian forces have arrived in the suburbs of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv. Ukraine is a country I know well. My center at

Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama
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A Better Theory of the Human Soul

A Better Theory of the Human Soul

An extract from Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, September 11, 2018) Sometime in the middle of the second decade of the twenty-first century, world politics changed dramatically. The period from the early 1970s through the mid-2000s witnessed what Samuel Huntington labeled

Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama
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