About the Episode
A sharp rise in attempted coups in the last year—more than in the last five years combined—emphasizes democracy’s global decline. Coup d'état experts Jonathan Powell and Erica De Bruin join the Council’s Elizabeth Shackelford on Deep Dish to explore the issues driving coups around the world and how to stop them.
“Those who want democracy to succeed must help make the case,” argues Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune. Case in point: the US impact on coups.
Experts join Deep Dish podcast host Brian Hanson to examine if Venezuelan President Maduro can hold on to his power after a failed coup attempt.
Can we prevent global democracy’s death? Hoover Institution's Larry Diamond joins Deep Dish to offer his assessment and a dire warning.
How does the United States use its influence in the global fight for democracy? Elizabeth Shackelford talks US foreign policy, coups, and more on C-SPAN.