Andrea Kendall-Taylor

Andrea Kendall-Taylor is senior fellow in and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security and adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

October 2016, Volume 27, Issue 4

When Dictators Die

What political consequences can we expect when aging dictators die while in power? A fifth of the world’s autocracies are facing such a possibility, but the evidence shows that this may not augur well for democracy.