When asked about the transition from autocracy in other Middle Eastern countries, Marzouki responded positively.
The fundamental fallacy found in much thinking about Gaza is that the restriction of resources harms the forces of autocracy.
autocracy is just a Russian bad habit, like smoking three packs of cigarettes a day and drinking a liter of vodka.
1650s, "independent power, self-sustained power," from French autocratie, from Greek autokrateia "ruling by oneself," noun of state from autokrates (see autocrat). Meaning "absolute government, supreme political power" is recorded from 1855.