World Review: Can We Prevent Democracy's Decline?
About This Episode
Susan Glasser, James Harding, and Stefan Kornelius join Council President Ivo Daalder to reflect on the anniversary of Jan 6 and the state of democracy around the world. Then, next week’s negotiations on Ukraine, rising violence in Kazakhstan, and what issues to watch in 2022.
One year later, Americans remain divided over what happened on January 6, 2021. But they're united in concerns about future political violence.
"The year we’re leaving behind was a bad one for democracy — a reminder that progress is fragile and not inevitable, and that history doesn’t always take a linear path," Elizabeth Shackelford writes.
Is the threat of a NATO expansion the core issue driving Putin’s aggression towards Ukraine, or are his concerns about legacy to blame?
Investigative reporter Catherine Belton joins Deep Dish host Brian Hanson to explain Vladimir Putin's rise to power.