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How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, And Military Regimes
Associate Professor of Anthopology, American University [USA]
Officials have repeatedly collaborated with fiercely anti-democratic regimes and militaries.
The Rise of the Autocrats
Opinion Editor for Business Standard
Across the world, nations are seeking out leaders who promise strength. What explains the sudden resurgence of the autocrats, 25 years after the end of the Cold War appeared to have heralded the final triumph of liberal democracy?
Where The West Went Wrong
Is There a Difference Between a Third World Autocrat and a Wall Street Mogul?
Political Organizer, Strategist, Author; Partner Democracy Par...
For everyday Americans to once again be able to look forward to giving more opportunities to their children than they themselves experienced in life, America must rein in its own kleptocrats on Wall Street and end the descent into economic inequality that threatens our future.
How Not to Support Democracy in the Middle East
Professor of Politics and Chair of Mid-Eastern Studies, Univer...
Obama was apparently unwilling to take advantage of his highly publicized visits with the leaders of Egypt and Saudi Arabia to break with his predecessors' coddling of these tyrannical regimes.
Human Rights Watch Slams Bush Admin For Supporting Autocrats
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