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Letter from Bulgaria
A precarious juncture
A look at a country in transition.
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Even well-educated Americans have trouble locating Bulgaria on the map, and few have any idea what kind of a country it is as I learned recently when I mentioned my forthcoming trip to friends.
My mid-October visit was occasioned by a Liberty Fund conference in Sofia on “Liberty, Violence, and the State.” In addition, I undertook to give a few lectures at various Bulgarian universities sponsored by the Speakers’ Program of the State Department. This was my second visit to Bulgaria; the first took place two years ago and was confined to Sofia. This time I had a chance to visit Varna, a sizeable city on the Black Sea where I gave a lecture a ...
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This article originally appeared in The New Criterion, Volume 31 December 2012, on page 51
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