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Excellent piece by @timothymfrye  "What’s Vladimir Putin’s end game? Other post-Soviet autocrats give a few clues."

A gift to autocrats around the world. “U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign Journalists”

There is a surge in rap music across the Arab world, and our Middle East correspondent tells “The Intelligence” that it’s got autocrats worried

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The problem w/ books on "populism" or "new autocrats" is that they take an idealized version of democracy as the starting point and discuss other forms of governance as degenerate types.

There is a surge in rap music across the Arab world, and our Middle East correspondent tells “The Intelligence” that it’s got autocrats worried

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There is a surge in rap music across the Arab world, and our Middle East correspondent tells “The Intelligence” that it’s got autocrats worried

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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

Meanwhile, autocrats who go without them set a more ominous example

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.

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Bolton is telling Americans what we already know: Trump is exactly what he appears to be — petty, self-serving, ignorant, and utterly supplicant to autocrats. History will judge Trump, and the enablers who did nothing to stop him, harshly.

EXCLUSIVE: Bolton privately told Barr last year that he had concerns Trump was effectively granting personal favors to the autocrats of Turkey and China. Barr said he was concerned Trump created appearance he had undue influence on inquiries w @maggieNYT 

"“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.”

NEW: CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump handling of protests. “This is what autocrats do," said one former analyst. "This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.” @gregpmiller 

To be fair, some groups have done very well during this presidency — oil lobbyists, autocrats, and Trump children. #SOTU 

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.

Breaking News: From John Bolton’s book draft: He says he voiced concerns to William Barr that President Trump was effectively granting personal favors to autocrats

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.

At the highest levels of the Saudi government, Jamal Khashoggi was considered an “enemy of the people.” At the highest levels of our government, a hostility to the press and solicitude towards autocrats puts all journalists at risk. Along with America’s standing in the world.

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.

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