Democracy under Pressure – Authoritarianism to the Rescue?
One of the consequences of the global financial crisis is that in some quarters democracy has been put on trial. But are the scattered calls for an authoritarian revival credible or not, especially in the European Union? Or is the rise in anti-democratic sentiment really an example of political systems such as China and Bahrain being able to offer viable alternatives to democracy? The jury may still be out on these questions and, indeed, on the actual health of democratic forms of representation throughout the world.
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The Swiss Army’s latest issue of “Military Power Review” is available in ISN's Digital Library. Its articles, which are in German, French or English, focus on the contemporary use of land forces; the institutional and doctrinal evolution of the Swiss Army; the relationship between strategy and small states; and current attempts to foil cyber threats and terrorist/criminal financing.