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4 May 2017,

The New World Order | Episode 9, Enter the ‘Strongman’

The world is witnessing the resurgence of the political strongman. Decisive leaders who are willing to go outside the established boundaries to achieve their goals. This phenomenon is present across the world, breaking all geopolitical divides and changing the way diplomacy will work in the future.

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The world is witnessing the resurgence of the political strongman. Decisive leaders who are willing to go outside the established boundaries to achieve their goals. This phenomenon is present across the world, breaking all geopolitical divides and changing the way diplomacy will work in the future.

(2:10) The geopolitical implications of the resurgence of strongman politics
(9:06) The commonalities underlying the the rise of strongmen in different parts of the world
(14:15) The relationship between strongman leadership and nationalism
(16:55) The future of diplomacy in the era of strongmen
(22:25) The lack of strong opposition to strongman leaders

Produced by Virpratap Vikram Singh and Arjun Chawla
Theme Music by Rohan Dalal

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