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Ian Bremmer: Is Democracy at Risk in 2024 US Elections?

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This year is set to be a critical juncture for global democracy — including in the United States, says Ian Bremmer of GZero media.

Elections worldwide will serve as a litmus test of the resilience of democratic institutions, as well as of the allure of authoritarianism.

This is particularly relevant in the United States, where a quarter of the population believes that the FBI orchestrated the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. Statistics like this underscore the lack of mutual trust and consensus on fundamental facts among Americans as we approach the upcoming elections in November.

The renowned Stanford political scientist Francis Fukuyama and Bremmer discuss the global and domestic threats to democracy in 2024 in the video below.

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