Tag Archives: authoritarianism

Governance Vs. Democracy

Why U.S. foreign policy should focus on “good governance” instead of “democracy.”

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1984 Revisited: The Rise of the Neo-Authoritarians

The graphic warnings in George Orwell’s prophetic novel 1984 are as relevant today as they were when it was first published 70 years ago.

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Trump’s Budget Priorities: Crimes Against Humanity?

President Trump’s proposed budget highlights the increasing White House determination to find military solutions to the world’s ills.

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Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

Violations of the free press and of human rights demand that the West reevaluate its relationship with Turkey.

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How to Manage China

Is the highly centralized, top-down approach best for China’s future?

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Will Egypt Today Share the Fate of Turkey in 1911?

Why are the parallels between Cairo today and Constantinople a century ago all too obvious and disturbing?

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Indonesia’s Democracy Lessons

Does the death of Suharto offer lessons in the limits of U.S.-style democracy?

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