Wilson Center Experts

Amy W. Knight

Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Research Specialist, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Wilson Center Project(s):
Security Policy and the Transition to a Civil Society: The Soviet Union as a Case Study

Project Summary

how authoritarian governments making the transition to democracy discard their traditional reliance on a repressive security police comparative approach, uses the experience of states that have made democratic transitions in Latin America and Eastern Europe in order to shed light on the Soviet situation