Photo Gallery: The Era of the Autocrats 06/13/2018
  The strength of autocratic leaders is growing around the world. A propaganda...
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The strength of autocratic leaders is growing around the world. A propaganda poster here in Beijing touts Chinese President Xi Jinping. Many believe that the powerful leader presents a greater challenge to Western democracy than Putin, Trump or Erdogan. China's economic rise has shown that freedom isn't always necessary for success.