Anna Hengge

Anna Hengge is pursuing an MA in Political Science with a special focus on polarization and democratic backsliding. She is part of Professor Aurel Croissant‘s research team at the Institute of Political Science at Heidelberg University.


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Endgames: Why Militaries Forsook Bouteflika and Al-Bashir, but Not Maduro

Demonstration in Sudan. Photo: Hind Mekki via flickr.com, CC BY 2.0 Massive peaceful protests are the ultimate endgame for autocrats: If all other means have failed, the incumbent’s political survival hinges on the loyalty of the military. In 2019, presidents in Algeria, Sudan, and Venezuela learned this the hard way. When Algerian President Bouteflika announced […]