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Francis Fukuyama

American political scientist

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Francis Fukuyama is an American political scientist. Best known for The End of History and the Last Man (1992), he has written widely on politics and international relations. He is currently a fellow at Stanford University and is the author, most recently, of The Origins of Political Order (2011).  In the Observer, Jason Burke praised Fukuyama’s “ability to foresee, with uncanny accuracy, coming trends.

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