Inside the Authoritarian State

Vol. 65, No. 1 - Spring/Summer - 2011

Images referenced in "The Art of Censorship in Vietnam"

By Samantha Libby

Further Reading

By Akshay Sinha, Angela BeiBei Bao, Chris Chafin, David Kortava, Louise Loo, Lyle Sylvander, Matt Snyder, Michael Jacobs, Michael Larson, Samantha Libby

Mock Democracies: Authoritarian Cover-ups

By Mario Bours Laborin

Islam and Technology: Evolution and Revolution

By Aarti Ramachandran

Interview with the Author: Dictators' Race to the Bottom

By Alastair Smith

Interventions against a Dictator

By Utz J. Pape

The Art of Censorship in Vietnam

By Samantha Libby

After 1989: Redefining "Democracy"

By Ivan Krastev

The Illusion of Stability in China

By Wei Jingsheng

The Road Out of Tahrir

By Mohamed ElBaradei

New Media Entrepreneurs in China: Allies of the Party-State or Civil Society?

By Johan Lagerkvist

Survival, Adaptation and Uncertainty: The Case of Cuba

By Eusebio Mujal-León

Iran's Regime of Religion

By Mehdi Khalaji

North Korea's State-Loyalty Advantage

By B. R. Myers

More State than Nation: Lukashenko's Belarus

By Dzmitry Yuran, Natalie Manayeva, Natalie Manayeva and Dzmitry Yuran, Oleg Manaev

Myanmar's Fifty-Year Authoritarian Trap

By Sean Turnell

Sovereign Wealth Funds in Nondemocratic Countries: Financing Entrenchment or Change?

By Sven Behrendt

Perpetuating Communist Party Rule in China

By Teresa Wright

State Power and Staying Power: Infrastructural Mechanisms and Authoritarian Durability

By Dan Slater, Sofia Fenner



State Institutions and the Survival of Dictatorships

By Natasha M. Ezrow and Erica Frantz

Editors' Foreword

By The Editors