Elsewhere, writing in January, 1992, I indicated my belief that we are witnessing "the emergence of a community expectation: that those who seek the validation of their empowerment" must "patently govern with the consent of the governed. Democracy, thus, is on the way to becoming a global entitlement, one that increasingly will be promoted and protected by collective international processes.."
Thomas M. Franck,
The Democratic Entitlement,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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