Dan Shapiro quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “Coronavirus and Autocrats: Never Let Pandemic Go to Waste”

Dan Shapiro quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “Coronavirus and Autocrats: Never Let Pandemic Go to Waste”

“‘In a moment of crisis, when people are fearful, they are looking to authorities to reassure them, and they are willing to give leaders additional tools to manage chaos and limit risk,’ said Daniel Shapiro, a fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and a former U.S. ambassador to Israel. ‘The danger is that these tools that exceed the limits of the normal democratic system may not be returned after the crisis is over. That’s the balance that every democracy faces in a moment of crisis like this…'”

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