Arab autocrats stand to gain from Trump reelection

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“Where’s my favorite dictator?” US President Donald Trump reportedly asked while waiting for his Egyptian counterpart, former general Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, on the sidelines of the G7 summit last year.

It should come as no surprise that the billionaire-turned-president has spoken positively about autocrats across the world. He has described North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as a “great leader” and called Russia’s Vladimir Putin “a nicer person than I am.”

Former top-ranking US officials have even described it as “dictator envy.”

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