2011: Not the Best Year to be a Dictator By Brenda Ong December 22, 2011 Get Mic daily:Sign upThat's not a valid email address!You're in! We'll email you soon. SHARE TWEET POST Like us on Facebook: SHARE TWEET POST Brenda OngBrenda holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University and a BA (Hons) in Politics, Psychology and Sociology from the University of Cambridge. She loves her TV, and sometimes, she thinks aloud. Get five stories every day that challenge you to rethink the world.Sign upThat's not a valid email address!Thanks for signing up! We think you'll like these too.The Slay⚡ News AlertsThe MovementThe PayoffOne-click subscribeYou didn't pick any newsletters!Thanks!