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Who Has The Right Stuff?

The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy from the Ancient World to the U.S. and ChinaMatthew KroenigOxford University Press, 2020, 302 pp., $30

Do democracies prevail over autocracies in great power rivalries? There can hardly be a more timeless—or timely—question. As the United States faces a Russian regime stoking disinformation and chaos abroad, and a Chinese regime leveraging its economic engine to extend investments, influence, and intimidation from the South China Sea to Africa, much will depend on the answer.Matthew Kroenig of Georgetown University and the Atlantic Council offers one plausible answer in The Return of Great Power Rivalry. …read more

Source:: The American Interest