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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the same abuses without recourse or appeal. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Egypt authoritarianism criminal justice RAMY RAOOF The Egyptian Parliament is considering a bill to require residents to submit their names, ID numbers, and email addresses to a federal authority...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a country from authoritarianism. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity . MG: I think they play a huge role. Historically they certainly have helped by providing people with language and with vision and also with exercising the imagination. One of the most important things...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2014
... authoritarian relapse and the fantastical nature of current Egyptian political discourse. While much criticism of Islamism and its intentions is pointed and grounded, it is also joined by excessive amounts of hyper-nationalist hysteria, conspiracy-addled bigotry, and state violence and repression...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... With his nationalist, populist, racist, and authoritarian tendencies, he personifies a form of savage capitalism—a capitalism without a human face. It is not a resurgence of fascism, but something new and not yet realized. For now, we might call it “post-fascism.” Since Trump does not respect the rule...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as “choosing between AIDS and cancer.” But Levitsky is more interested in the future of democracy in other countries, especially the Middle East. The thesis he has developed is chilling. He calls it “competitive authoritarianism,” and describes it in a lecture on this last morning of the Freedom Forum...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Russia, there is little disagreement that the regime is authoritarian. Freedom House has classified the country as “non-free” every year since 2004. In terms of meeting fascism’s additional requirements, Putin’s personality cult and focus on his own masculinity fit the bill—one need only view the image...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 30–40.
Published: 01 December 2004
... six months. able persistence of constitutional rule in Equally dramatic was the toll the eco­ Latin America since the region began to nomic crisis took on the political system. shed its authoritarian regimes three decades Angered Argentines stormed banks and ago, but it is not the only...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 35–44.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., the Franco regime (1939-77). Fran­ cess of democracy in Spain and the promi­ co’s authoritarian rule endured because the nent role it occupies in the literature on Spanish people had been socialized to be­ democratic transitions, the policy implica­ lieve that Spain was “different...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 47–60.
Published: 01 March 2005
... there on the grounds that friendly Saddam Hussein from power and replacing authoritarians in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and him with a democratically elected govern­ Egypt provided a defense against the spread ment, Bush asserted, “would serve as a dra­ of radical Islam. Conventional wisdom held matic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in 1973. Ironically, to consolidate democracy, Chile’s center-left governments have reinforced an aversion to popular mobilization and have offered few incentives or institutional spaces for citizen participation. Authoritarian enclaves passed down by the military regime constrained the coalition...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
... if he loses. He recently told the National Assembly, “I reiterate to all opposition candidates that if any of them wins the election, I am going to hand over power.” However, considering his traditional authoritarian language, anti-democratic practices, and increasing concentration of control...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by American policy officials is somewhat new, though one can see its roots in the Bush administration’s fraudulent tales of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and in Karl Rove’s 2004 claim that “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.” For those who study authoritarian states...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., and authoritarian rule. His experiences—his successes and failures—are likely to provide their own critical lessons to Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia, states that have recently cast off authoritarian rulers. Their citizens, now grappling with long-suppressed, volatile questions of ethnic, religious, tribal, and national...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
... governments to account. Grass-roots organizers, especially in concert with researchers and politicians, can help hold even authoritarian governments to account. As Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund argues in her piece, “For governments to make the right choice—what through...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., this would leave in place institutional regimes that facilitate routine brutality, which falls especially hard on racial minorities. At the same time, the White House has celebrated authoritarian governments in the Philippines and Egypt. These are states that rely on massive and deadly force not only...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 57–63.
Published: 01 March 2000
... sympathy for Serbia compromise, and the peaceful settling of (something that was not necessarily the case differences. in the early 1990s). Slobodan Milosevic’s The contrasting concept was far more concept of a Greater Serbia brought devasta­ authoritarian; it was also virulently national­ tion...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... an entire people, nor even murder; the oper­ Despite its suppression of the Ottoman his­ ative language refers to the intentional at­ torical legacy, the newborn Turkish Repub­ tempt to destroy a collective identity.2 Al­ lic inherited the authoritarian mantle of the though the Holocaust remains...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 38–48.
Published: 01 June 2002
... encroaching state authoritarianism unrest, civil war, and economic stagnation, (itself a consequence of the lack of formal Venezuela remained a sea of relative political political opposition to the government). tranquility and economic growth.9 The third phase is a confrontation be­...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 75–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... they stand. Consider this a call for a value-based foreign and security policy, the third principle. It is true that conflicts may occur between values and interests, especially dealing with authoritarian states, extremists, or even terrorists. Unfortunately, there are too many examples, particularly related...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
... its reputation, at home and internationally, and can do no better than limp through the present crisis thanks to short term and unimaginative lack of strategy. Yet such complaints aside, we are hardly the only ones to suffer when we look to the democracies around us or at the authoritarian threats...
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