Global politics are coming to be dominated by identity rather than ideology.
International engagement will be critical to the success of Nigeria’s February elections, but its international partners—in particular the United States—appear less engaged than they were four years ago.
The United States has fallen behind most established democracies in women’s representation in politics.
Despite a checkered past record, U.S. programs to promote democracy abroad should not be equated with systemic Russian attempts to interfere with other nations’ politics.
Based on the data, policymakers and practitioners need to ask hard questions about whether the terrorist threat justifies a continuing U.S. military buildup in Africa.
Despite some criticisms, the latest NSS reveals much that democracy and rights advocates can use to work within the Trump administration’s stated priorities.
Understanding patterns of democratic collapse has become necessary knowledge in the United States.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Center for International Human Rights at the Pritzker School of Law at Northwestern University held a discussion on 20 Years Confronting Atrocity Crimes.
Honduran citizens are standing up for democracy, despite apparent efforts to rig the recent presidential election. The U.S. government should demand an impartial ballot recount.
U.S. democracy policy is under severe strain, but writing off the United States as a key supporter of global democracy is premature.