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Brian Klaas

Brian Klaas is a fellow in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, where he focuses on democratization and political violence.

He has advised several national governments and major international NGOs, including International Crisis Group, the Carter Center and One Earth Future. Klaas received his doctorate from the University of Oxford.

He is the author of The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy.

Articles by Brian Klaas

Golden Handcuffs: Getting Dictators To Exit

A proposal for a three-tiered system for bringing autocratic rule to a close – and reforming the ICC.

February 25, 2017