On June 27, Scowcroft Center senior director Matthew Kroenig was quoted in RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland on how Niccolò Machiavelli favored democracies for their efficiency rather than believing they were morally superior.

Machiavelli promoted republics with strong institutions instead of systems in which power-hungry autocrats end up enriching themselves.

Matthew Kroenig

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security works to develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address the most important security challenges facing the United States and the world.

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