Foreign Policy Watch

Geopolitical musings through a progressive lens …by Matt Eckel and Jeb Koogler

December 30, 2010
by Jeb
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The Democracy Bandwagon

During Putin’s second term, an adviser to the Russian government coined the phrase “sovereign democracy” to describe the country’s top-down style of governance. The slogan, which quickly caught on, provided an easy way to explain the country’s authoritarian excesses; sovereign … Continue reading