Perlman: Liberated by liberalism

October 28, 2008
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Peter Johnston’s recent column (“Liberalism, sovereignty,” 10/24) raises provocative points about the relationship of liberalism and democracy. Although “liberal democracy” is often held as a panacea to be imitated by the developing world, there is indeed a potential for tension and conflict between »