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The Despot's Accomplice

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The Despot's Accomplice

How the West Is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy

By Brian Klaas

Oxford University Press, USA, Hardcover, 9780190668013, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2017

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About the Author
Brian Klaas is a Fellow in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics, where he focuses on democratization and political violence. He has advised several national governments and major international NGOs, including International Crisis Group, the Carter Center, and One Earth Future. Klaas received his doctorate from the University of Oxford. The author has written op-eds for The New York Times, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and Minneapolis Star Tribune. Starting September 2016, he now has a column in the Washington Post.
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