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Democracy as an aspect of security policy – Perspectives from Europe and beyond

How is the perception of autocracies as security threats articulated in national security strategies? In a constantly and fast-changing global scenario characterised by increasingly complex security concerns, the backsliding of democracy has emerged as a growing trend. Among the different variables impacting this phenomenon, autocratic interference in democracy is a major concern for many countries and international organisations. For Germany this is a crucial issue due to its current conceptualisation of a national security strategy; Democracy Reporting International seeks to inform with the knowledge and resources of its democratic allies.