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As liberal democracy recedes in Europe is Belarus' Lukashenko, once a man of the past, the leader of the future?

He was once derided as "Europe's last dictator," but now it seems Alexander Lukashenko has a new title: father of “Eurasian authoritarian liberalism." And it's one he may well relish. 

Ryan Michael Kehoe argues that Lukashenko’s promise of "stability over prosperity" is proving attractive globally and has inspired a phalanx of imitators. 

Especially as interest in "liberal democracy" is apparently declining due to economic stagnation, the effects of migration and the absence of US leadership as President Trump promotes his "America first" agenda.  

 

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