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For The Record
Identity and the End of History

History is directional and progressive, and the modernization process points to liberal democracy as its fullest embodiment. But getting there is harder than it seemed back in 1992, and the possibility of institutional decay is ever-present.

Published on: August 23, 2018
Francis Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest and senior fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.
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