Freedom House, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the McCain Institute Launch Task Force on US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism

Washington - October 15, 2020 — Freedom House, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the McCain Institute are proud to announce the launch of a new bipartisan Task Force on US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism.

The Task Force was formed to address the significant global decline in democratic freedom and the rise in authoritarianism that endanger U.S. national security and the post-World War II political order. The rapid pace of change, marked by globalization, digitalization, migration, rising economic inequality, and the shift in global power balances, has created uncertainty and disruption, challenging democracies and creating a space for authoritarians, populists, nationalists, and kleptocrats to flourish.

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