All over the world, democracy is in retreat and authoritarianism is on the march. The Biden administration has put the advancement of democracy around the world at the center of its foreign policy agenda. But at the same time, American foreign relations always involves relationships with autocrats and dictators. In this episode we take a survey of the world – from the Middle East to Russia and China – to talk about American relations with autocracies and what they mean for this broader pro-democracy agenda.
Host – Andy Gawthorpe
Growth consultant – Anne Stoop