Democracy and Its Enemies
Xi Jinping’s Idea of World Order
Xi Jinping’s Idea of World OrderMark Leonard explains China’s new strategy for appealing to developing countries and emerging economies.
To Reconstruct Turkey, Rebuild Its Democracy
To Reconstruct Turkey, Rebuild Its DemocracyDaron Acemoglu & Cihat Tokgöz think the country needs not just a new government but a broader economic and political transformation.
Halting the Authoritarian Drift
Halting the Authoritarian DriftKaushik Basu considers the dynamics that lead political leaders down the road to tyranny, paranoia, and aggression.
The Dilemma of Anti-Populism
The Dilemma of Anti-PopulismJan-Werner Mueller examines the structural disadvantages faced by fragile opposition coalitions that challenge strongman rule.
India’s Thin-Skinned Leaders
India’s Thin-Skinned LeadersShashi Tharoor argues that the Modi government’s petulant response to foreign criticism conveys weakness, not strength.
Netanyahu’s Sabotage of Israeli Democracy
Netanyahu’s Sabotage of Israeli DemocracyShlomo Ben-Ami highlights the stakes of the Netanyahu government’s plan to weaken the judiciary.
Global Warming, Hot Wars, Closed Societies
Global Warming, Hot Wars, Closed SocietiesGeorge Soros sees a fight for global domination playing out against a backdrop of existential risk to human civilization.
Israel’s Autocratic Turn
Israel’s Autocratic TurnIdo Baum warns that the Netanyahu government’s assault on the legal system will undermine the separation of powers.
Re-Envisioning the Liberal International Order
Re-Envisioning the Liberal International OrderTobias Bunde & Sophie Eisentraut share new findings about how major countries and their people see the world today.