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Can It Happen Here?

Albright Stonebridge Group Chair Madeline Albright speaks at the Opening Plenary Session: 'Partnering for Global Prosperity,' at the Clinton Global Initiative on September, 19, 2016 in New York. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith / Getty Images

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT EXAMINES FASCISM IN THE PAST AND PRESENT — AND POSSIBLY THE FUTURE.

“Fascism: A Warning”

By Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

288 pages. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $27.99.

The fall of the Berlin Wall caused euphoria in the West. George H.W. Bush declared that “the end of the Cold War has been a victory for all humanity,” and Vaclav Havel predicted Europe would create “a new kind of order” where the powerful would no longer suppress the less powerful and disputes would no longer be settled by force.

How far away those days seem. What happened to this

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