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A Gathering Storm
Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?

We have entered a new era in which two great-power adversaries are threatening our democratic way of life with great subtlety and sophistication.

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Soft Power
Authoritarianism Goes Global

Undemocratic states are kicking their influence-peddling machines into high gear.

If It's Broke...
De-Polarizing

Changing how elections are structured can help depolarize U.S. politics without jeopardizing the democratic process.

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