March 06, 2020

The Rise of Digital Dictators, With Andrea Kendall-Taylor

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, senior fellow and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the increasing use of technology by authoritarian regimes. Kendall-Taylor’s article “The Digital Dictators: How Technology Strengthens Autocracy,” coauthored with Erica Frantz and Joseph Wright, can be found in the March/April 2020 issue of Foreign Affairs.

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  • Commentary
    • Foreign Affairs
    • February 6, 2020
    The Digital Dictators

    Rapid technological change will likely produce a cat-and-mouse dynamic as citizens and governments race to gain the upper hand....

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Erica Frantz & Joseph Wright

  • Commentary
    • The Diplomat
    • September 15, 2020
    Germany’s Indo-Pacific Vision: A New Reckoning With China or More Strategic Drift?

    Berlin’s regional strategy tinkers around the edges of trade policy without risking the cost of a full-fledged strategic reckoning with China....

    By ​Coby Goldberg

  • Commentary
    • August 31, 2020
    Addressing Deepening Russia-China Relations

    Russia-China cooperation increases the challenge that each country poses to the United States....

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jeffrey Edmonds

  • Video
    • August 26, 2020
    Digital Dictators

    The rise of digital technology initially ushered in a wave of optimism about the future of democracy. Today, however, a different reality has emerged as authoritarian regimes ...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

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