International Forum for Democratic Studies Executive Director Christopher Walker writes an op-ed on how the democratic world has underestimated the tenacity of the new threats to freedom.
“For the democracies to triumph in the long battle against Soviet communism enormous commitment was necessary. Both geopolitical and ideological, the struggle called for military investment, patience and resolve. As crucially, this challenge required a reserve of imagination for understanding and responding to the Soviet challenge with the ideas, media instruments and technology that were part of the democratic world’s natural competitive advantage…”
Read the full article on The Wall Street Journal (subscription required).