LIGNET: Democracy Retreats as Russian, Chinese Autocracies Advance

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 04:29 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Image: LIGNET: Democracy Retreats as Russian, Chinese Autocracies Advance
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, center, enter a hall in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow on March 22, 2013. Xi went to Moscow on his first foreign trip as China's new president. (Sergei Ilnitsky/AFP/Getty Images)
Russia's unchallenged dismantling of Ukraine and China's increasingly global economic and military footprint reflect how both nations have gained from centralized political leadership.

While Western democracies shaped much of the post-World War II era, rising competition from these autocratic governments suggests the dawn of an era in which the appeal of democratic institutions is greatly diminished.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.

Editor's Note: CIA Global Forecast: Prepare for the Worst

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Oscar de La Renta, Designer for First Ladies, Celebrities, Dies at 82

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 22:01 PM

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies, and Hollywood sta . . .

CEO of French Oil Giant Total Killed in Moscow Plane Crash

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 22:44 PM

The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport after his private . . .

Obama to Sharpton: Dems in Key Races Support Me

Monday, 20 Oct 2014 22:31 PM

Some Democrats running for re-election or challenging Republican incumbents in next month's midterm elections have dista . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved