Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
Zimbabwe’s military didn’t topple the regime. It just restored the ruling party’s corrupt old guard to power.
Having rejected its demogogues just a few years ago, the region is now poised to welcome them back.
Mariano Rajoy’s use of violence against separatists wasn’t an aberration. It was an authentic expression of Spanish conservatism.
Cambodia’s autocratic leader is trying to shut down his country’s most celebrated journalistic training ground.
The president prizes "unpredictability," but history isn't on his side.
For every problem highlighted by local journalists, Rwanda’s strongman can present himself as the solution.
What you might have missed over the weekend, and what to watch in the days to come.
Who better to guide your birthday party planning than nonagenarian African autocrats?
The longest-ruling dictator of the 20th century was a radical bent on transformational, alternative global development. Ironically, he left his country conservative, impoverished, and isolated.
The legacy of Cuba’s socialist revolution is still very much in doubt.
Just because the United States is a democracy now, it doesn’t mean it will stay that way.