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Authoritariansim

Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Democracy Dies in Disinformation

Autocrats may think the internet is their best friend, but democracies can give facts a fighting chance.

Steven Feldstein, Peter Pomerantsev
The Illiberal Contagion
Books

The Illiberal Contagion

We can only hope that it’s self-limiting.

Gabriel Schoenfeld
Trump’s Exit: The Options

Trump’s Exit: The Options

No matter which of the four ways he goes, there won’t be any free lunch.

Gary J. Schmitt
The Last Transgression

The Last Transgression

We at  American Purpose would like to express our shock and outrage at the violent assault on the United States Congress that took place on January 6, as well as the efforts of certain members of Congress to overturn the results of the free and fair election on November 3.

Francis Fukuyama
Put the Kids to Bed Already

Put the Kids to Bed Already

Though Trumpian turmoil stands out at the moment, it’s time for both centrist Democrats and centrist Republicans to purge their respective extremes.

Thomas Koenig
How Democracy Makes America Great

How Democracy Makes America Great

Two longtime servants of American democracy make the case for the greatness that lies within the system.

Arch Puddington, David J. Kramer
Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads
Books

Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads

Can MBS pull off what no other Arab ruler in the Middle East has—a dynamic, thriving economy—without tipping the kingdom into instability?

Michael Mandelbaum
The Wild Waltz of Democracy

The Wild Waltz of Democracy

If Don Camillo and Peppone could figure out how to compromise, there’s hope for the Republican Party yet.

Hannes Stein