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SPIN DICTATOR / After dictators left their mark on the 20th century with indescribable crimes, it can be difficult to understand how the authoritarian forms of government have made an apparent return in our time.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

In the early 21st century, for the first time in history, there were more democracies in the world than authoritarian states. According to experts, a total of 98 countries had free governments, while another 80 could still be defined as dictatorships. Of course, there are smooth transitions, and probably also different ways of defining the concepts, but the numbers seemed. . .

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Hans Henrik Fafner
Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

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