August 7, 2014
The Vladimir Putin School of Leadership
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
The leaders of some of the biggest developing nations -- China, India, Turkey, South Africa -- are increasingly acting like Russian President Vladimir Putin. It may be that democracy as the West understands it will have to compete with a new strain of authoritarianism, much as it did with communism in Soviet times.
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