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Cyber & Technology

The Effects of Digital Transnational Repression and the Responsibility of Host States

Digital transnational repression has a chilling effect on exiled and diaspora activists and dissidents who find themselves repressed by authoritarian states, even in places where they assumed they had a relative degree of safety and freedom.

Foreign Policy Essay

Better Democracy Promotion through Immigration

Editor’s Note: Immigrants are often portrayed as a threat to democracy, particularly if they come from "shithole" countries as our president has so charmingly put it. This view, however, ignores the very power of democracy and the attractiveness of its values for those who have only known tyranny. Margaret Peters of UCLA and Michael Miller of GWU find that an excellent way to spread democracy is to take in more migrants from dictatorships.

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