Tag Archives: Christopher Walker

‘Defanging’ China: how to counter Beijing’s ‘illiberal sphere of influence’

     

Over the course of his first five-year term, Chinese President Xi Jinping passed up repeated opportunities to avert rivalry with Washington, argues Ely Ratner, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies… Read more »

Disinformation vital to autocrats’ sharp power repertoire

     

Russian intrusions into democratic institutions around the world have been in the spotlight for some time. But as a recent letter from a bipartisan group of US senators warns, China… Read more »

The People’s Authoritarian: did Russian society create Putin?

     

The psychology of Vladimir Putin, the ideology of his regime, and the machinery of the Russian state and military have received exhaustive attention in the West. The Russian people, however,… Read more »

Putin’s regime: ‘a Titanic looking for an iceberg’

     

The growing awareness that Russia, growing ever more hostile, should be treated as a threat rather than a mere annoyance is pushing Western capitals toward a unified front in challenging… Read more »

How to confront growing authoritarian threats to democracy

     

  The themes and leaders that would engage young people in politics are absent, the Forum 2000 Prague conference heard on Monday: Mainly in democratic countries, young people are not… Read more »