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Combating illiberalism

Book review of On Tyranny: Twenty lessons from the twentieth century

Kanika Datta 

ON TYRANNY Twenty lessons from the twentieth century Timothy Snyder Tim Duggan Books 128 pages; Rs 541 In 1997, political commentator Fareed Zakaria wrote a prescient essay titled “The Rise of Illiberal Democracy” in Foreign Affairs magazine. He was writing in the aftermath of the savage Balkan conflict but he pointed to the rising trend “from Peru to the Palestinian Authority, from Sierra Leone to Slovakia, from Pakistan to the Philippines.” Today, with Donald Trump in the US, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey, Vladimir Putin in Russia, Rodrigo ...

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Book review of On Tyranny: Twenty lessons from the twentieth century ON TYRANNY Twenty lessons from the twentieth century Timothy Snyder Tim Duggan Books 128 pages; Rs 541 In 1997, political commentator Fareed Zakaria wrote a prescient essay titled “The Rise of Illiberal Democracy” in Foreign Affairs magazine. He was writing in the aftermath of the savage Balkan conflict but he pointed to the rising trend “from Peru to the Palestinian Authority, from Sierra Leone to Slovakia, from Pakistan to the Philippines.” Today, with Donald Trump in the US, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey, Vladimir Putin in Russia, Rodrigo ... image
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Combating illiberalism

Book review of On Tyranny: Twenty lessons from the twentieth century

ON TYRANNY Twenty lessons from the twentieth century Timothy Snyder Tim Duggan Books 128 pages; Rs 541 In 1997, political commentator Fareed Zakaria wrote a prescient essay titled “The Rise of Illiberal Democracy” in Foreign Affairs magazine. He was writing in the aftermath of the savage Balkan conflict but he pointed to the rising trend “from Peru to the Palestinian Authority, from Sierra Leone to Slovakia, from Pakistan to the Philippines.” Today, with Donald Trump in the US, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey, Vladimir Putin in Russia, Rodrigo ...

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