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“Democracy Strikes Back” was the slogan of a forum held at the recent gathering of the Atlantic Council in late June.

By Yossi Aloni |
 Tzippi Livni
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Among those participating were former Israel Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

The initiative calls for strengthening security around the world. To this end, it urges Western countries to respond to the growth of right-wing extremism and nationalism. It’s not only Israel that’s struggling to preserve an impartial legal system and true freedom of the press. Said Livni during the proceedings: “At a time when globalization has brought the values ​​of democracy to many new places in the world and created with it much prosperity, new challenges for countries, societies and democratic values ​​are emerging.”

According to those in attendance, religious terrorism is not the only challenge facing the world. Globalization has left many people behind, and thereby spawned a lot of animosity. That animosity can then be easily exploited by less savory elements. The Atlantic Council hopes to provide tools to address this problem. It’s primary focus is on the younger generation, which is much more active on campuses and...

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