A Tale of Two Systems: Democracy and autocracy in the 21st century

Intrigue Outloud by International Intrigue

Episode notes

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For this inaugural episode, Charles Dunst joins to discuss his new book Defeating the Dictators, released on 2 February. The book tells the story of how democracy saw its global image threatened by technologically-advanced and bureaucratically-efficient autocracies in the Middle East and East Asia, and provides a roadmap to policymakers looking to rebuild trust in their political systems. Dunst is a Senior Associate at the Asia Group, a Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a regular contributor to leading newspapers like the New York Times.

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