French President Emmanuel Macron talks to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on November 30. Parts of their conversation were recorded, in which Macron was heard telling the crown prince “I am worried”. Photo: EPA-EFE / Saudi Royal Court Handout
Christopher Johnson
Opinion

Opinion

Christopher Johnson

Strongman leaders are on the rise. Blame it on the West’s moral cowardice

  • Christopher Johnson says double standards and hypocrisy have undercut the erstwhile moral authority of the West, leaving the door open for authoritarian rulers to strut on the world stage

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French President Emmanuel Macron talks to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on November 30. Parts of their conversation were recorded, in which Macron was heard telling the crown prince “I am worried”. Photo: EPA-EFE / Saudi Royal Court Handout
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