A future without Mart Laar

  • 2011-09-21
  • By Karoliina Raudsepp
Last week the leader of the center-right conservative Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica Mart Laar, the current Minister of Defense, announced that he will not be running for party leadership after his term is finished. This revelation comes after months of internal troubles in the party between the two wings, the so-called “jumpers vs. jackets” arguments. Laar, who was the prime minister in the early 1990s, is largely credited for laying the foundations for Estonian economic successes by building fiscal policy largely according to the teaching of Milton Friedman and other C...
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