Analysis: What’s Vladimir Putin’s end game? Other post-Soviet autocrats give a few clues.
After decades as a haven for murderous autocrats and their wealthy officials, Britain has finally taken action against global human-rights abusers
As former Chair of the Helsinki Commission I saw firsthand how Russians yearned to move past the era of autocrats and into an age of democracy. I continue to stand in solidarity with all those who still strive for freedom in Russia and for the chance to chart a democratic future.
"“I’ve seen this kind of violence,” said Gail Helt, a former CIA analyst responsible for tracking developments in China and Southeast Asia. “This is what autocrats do. This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.”
Why is the Department of Homeland Security reportedly building secret dossiers on journalists & immigration lawyers? Apparent profiling mirrors the behavior of autocrats. I will be demanding answers.
Suspending parliament to prevent the expression of the will of elected representatives is what autocrats and dictators do. This attempted coup against our democracy to impose a no deal Brexit cannot be allowed to stand.
The President is not being honest with the country about the murder of Khashoggi. Siding with autocrats over his own intel agencies makes him weak, not strong. Allies don’t trust us and enemies don’t fear us. Is he motivated by family financial interests? Congress must find out.