Two countries, the first a religious dictatorship, the second communist – both currently having mass protests against the form of government imposed upon them. Both regimes are supportive of the other.
The courage of the protesters in China & Iran is breathtaking but pointless without support from the armed forces?
However the longer protests last the more likely it is that armed forces will change sides
https://tinyurl.com/5n7truwk Lastest report from China – the blank sheets of paper – is a brilliant idea.
https://tinyurl.com/ynp7b4ys Dr. Yu Jie, a Senior Research Fellow on China at Chatham House discusses the protests across China, and what they mean for the future of President Xi.
https://tinyurl.com/mryvwca3 Dr Francis Fukuyama, the political scientist and senior fellow at Stanford University. And the man who, 20 years ago, famously predicted that liberal democracies would triumph – and we would reach The End of History – discusses what he thinks about the current wave of protests by people in authoritarian countries like China, Iran, and Russia.
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