Tag Archives: autocracy

Asia’s Dark Underbelly and Long-Term Development

Across Asia, governments not only refuse to recognize a quest for cultural, ethnic, national or political rights, but are often willing to suppress them with brutal force.

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Transition in the Middle East: Transition to What?

In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.

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How Turkey and China Undermine Their Future Prosperity

Ruling by oppression stunts human development and significantly reduces an economy’s ability to advance.

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Who Lost Egypt?

Did America lose Egypt? Or did China — and what China represents — gain Egypt?

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The U.S. Military and China as Environmental Soul Mates

Is an unlikely bond forming between the United States and China when it comes to the environment?

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Saddam, Stalin, Hitler and History

Could Saddam Hussein's removal actually have endangered Iraq's future?

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