Given the serious problems of measurement, any statistic on violent deaths should be treated with caution.
As more women enter politics, they will frequently suffer from gendered political violence. Responding requires holistic methods aimed at transforming both political and social cultural practices.
What trends can we decipher when it comes to modern protests? Is there a pattern to the grievances that helps to explain the current spike in citizen mobilisation?
Amid Asia’s high-profile security concerns, the role of democracy in the region’s geopolitics seems to be gaining resonance.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s uncompromising social conservatism may threaten the continued success of U.S. religious diplomacy.
President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program is extraordinarily poor policy for fighting crime and keeping America safe.
U.S. democracy policy is under severe strain, but writing off the United States as a key supporter of global democracy is premature.
There was, and is, no coherent U.S. policy effectively dealing with the fact that people are streaming out of Central America because of violence and poverty abetted by corrupt governments complicit in the drug trade and an oligarchic, rent-seeking economy.
Governments are increasingly taking steps to shrink civil space and restrict the operations of civil society organizations. Both local operators and international actors must consider a response.
Corruption is not so much a problem for governments as it is an approach to government, one chosen by far too many rulers today.