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Opinion

Autocracy's bad boys are here to stay

Liberal world order is in desperate need of new champions

| East Asia
Vladimir Putin attempts to shake hands with Xi Jinping during a meeting in Moscow in June 2019: autocracy's self-styled emperors are formalizing their lifelong reigns.   © Reuters

Liam Gibson is a Taipei-based geopolitical analyst and the founder of Policy People, a podcast and newsletter platform for think tank experts. He currently serves as the international public relations director at the Taiwan-based NGO, Asia-Pacific Youth Association.

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