Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The death of Ron Asmus, a leading figure of the transatlantic dialogue


Democracy Digest, the excellent blog on democracy and human rights promotion, has published a warm tribute to Ron Asmus, former director of the German Marshall Fund, who just died from cancer. Close to Richard Holbrooke and the "Cold War liberal" tradition Ron Asmus was a key person in the attempts to forge a transatlantic movement in favor of democracy. He played a key role in former communist Eastern European countries and tried to build a transatlantic consensus on the promotion of democracy on the Middle East.
Readit at www.demdigest.net
http://www.demdigest.net/blog/2011/05/in-memoriam-ron-asmus-transatlantic-democracy-advocate/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DemocracyDigest+%28Democracy+Digest%29 

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