July 8, 2022 | Foreign Podicy

Sic Semper Tyrannis



Professor Waller R. Newell is a political theorist and historian of ideas. He specializes in the history of tyranny from ancient times to the present. He’s written about Rousseau, Marx, Nietzsche, and Heidegger. He’s studied the French Revolution, Communism, National Socialism, and contemporary Russian Eurasianist nationalism.

His many books – which have been translated into Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Korean, and Kurdish – include “Tyranny and Revolution”; “Tyrants: A History of Power”; “Injustice and Terror”; and “Tyranny: A New Interpretation.”

He’s a professor of political science, philosophy, and humanities at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Recently, he also became an adjunct fellow at FDD.

He joins host Cliff May as well as FDD Senior Fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht to discuss related issues.