Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

Review: Basharat Peer, India, Turkey, and the Rise of Authoritarianism

“Everyone’s experience with democracy is different.” Thus begins Basharat Peer’s A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen (Columbia Global Reports, 2017). The new book by the Indian political journalist, currently an editor for the opinion section of the New York Times, is an incredibly timely, slim volume exploring how the democratic…