Category: Authoritarianism

Turning the Tide: Resilience can revive transatlantic democracies

     

Is the United States about to give up its aspirations for global leadership and abandon any notion of moral purpose on the international stage? asks Eliot A. Cohen, Dean of… Read more »

Illiberalism of democracies’ ruling parties drives democratic erosion

     

Ruling parties within established democracies such as Hungary, India, Poland and Turkey are becoming markedly more illiberal, according to a new international study. The median governing party is becoming more… Read more »

Belarus opposition ‘gaining momentum’: Taking ‘steps towards dual power’?

     

Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus on Monday began a strike to demand that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months of continuing mass protests… Read more »

China’s ruling CCP faces ‘long-term struggle’: Xinjiang an ‘untenable operating environment’

     

The four-day plenum of China’s Communist Party (CCP) is being held amid a deteriorating global economy, historically tense ties between China and the US, and an increasingly difficult international environment… Read more »