Category: Authoritarianism

Is liberal democratic order fit for purpose in the 21st century?

     

President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »

The case for democratic multilateralism: Bolstering democracies in a changing international order

     

Democracies still have great influence in the international system, but the challenges to their grip on the order are mounting slipping. New forms of cooperation among powerful democracies, beyond the… Read more »

10 years on: Egypt ‘a guidebook on what not to do’ for democratic transition

     

  Ten years on, why did Egypt’s attempted democratic transition fail? What are the lasting effects of January 25 on politics and society? How does al-Sisi’s regime differ from Mubarak’s?… Read more »

Can U.S.—EU digital alliance defend democracy from disinformation?

     

The global open internet is splintering as nation-states such as China and Russia wall themselves from the free flow of information while repurposing digital technology to their economic and ideological… Read more »

Democratic ‘force multipliers’ can outcompete China, says Blinken

     

Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken today outlined his vision for a revitalized foreign service and diplomatic corps in his opening statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, promising to… Read more »