You can tell a lot about the west by the way it celebrates autocrats' deaths

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Antony Loewenstein
The Guardian

You can tell a lot about the west by the way it celebrates autocrats' deaths
Does the west’s insistence on trading freedoms for stability actually achieve anything except platitudes at the funerals of dead strongmen?
23 April 2015

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ArticleDate23 April 2015 +
ArticleSummaryDoes the west’s insistence on trading freedoms for stability actually achieve anything except platitudes at the funerals of dead strongmen? +
ArticleUrlhttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/23/you-can-tell-a-lot-about-the-west-by-the-way-it-celebrates-autocrats-deaths +
ArticleYear2015 +
Commentator nameAntony Loewenstein +
HasThemeSaudi Arabia +, Singapore +, Democracy + and Political corruption +
Journal nameThe Guardian +