Category: accountability

Time to unite T-12 of techno-democracies vs. digital authoritarianism

     

China has adopted a proactive and strategic approach to embrace the age of artificial intelligence (AI) as part of a digital technology package that the regime has actively employed not… Read more »

Defining and defending liberal values for democratic renewal

     

Defending core values should be an essential national interest for any foreign policy responding to challenges by revisionist powers, argues a recent analysis. But does an ethical dimension to foreign policy… Read more »

Battle of Ideas: The Belt and Road Initiative’s role in China’s political warfare

     

In the wake of Beijing’s (supposedly) superior coronavirus-busting effort, Chinese officials and state media outlets have been relentlessly marketing their (authoritarian) governance system as superior, while denigrating the (democratic) U.S…. Read more »

‘Democracy Under Lockdown’: COVID19’s repression pandemic

     

  The world’s democracies are showing signs of strain from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Freedom House analysis. The report, titled Democracy Under Lockdown, says “the COVID-19 pandemic has… Read more »