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A man walks out of a voting booth at a polling station during the Taiwan presidential and legislative elections in Xinbei city, northern Taiwan, January 14, 2012.

“If there is going to be a big new lift to global democratic prospects in this decade, the region from which it will emanate is most likely to be East Asia.”

Larry Diamond, co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, arguing that the region is better positioned than others to increase the number of liberal democracies. Read the full article, here.

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