The New West
Russia’s brutal war of aggression against Ukraine has profoundly changed the global political situation. Fundamentally new conditions for political decision-making have emerged all
over the world. Hope for a peaceful Europe has been shaken.
The value-based Western model – which combines open societies, free markets, democracy, the rule of law, and human rights – has experienced multiple crises since the fall of the
Berlin Wall in 1989. None, however, compares to today’s challenge to this “Western model of democracy”