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The Unfinished Revolution: East-Central Europe, Democratization and the Euro-Atlantic Community

The Unfinished Revolution: East-Central Europe, Democratization and the Euro-Atlantic Community

On Sunday, February 2, 2003, President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic became a private citizen.

The author is a professor in European Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.  This essay is adapted from a presentation made at the Freedom House conference on "Bridging the New East-West Divide: Russia and the Expanding Euro-Atlantic Community", held in Budapest on January 30-February 2, 2003.  It also builds upon work presented in "All that NATO Can Be", The National Interest, Summer 2002.