Around the world, newly assertive illiberal regimes are becoming increasingly adept at restricting civil society through legal constraints, forcing civil society groups to rethink the way they operate.
The secretary of the department of homeland security has embraced President Trump’s rhetoric of fear and poorly thought out drug policy. He should focus on at-home solutions, such as better gun laws and opioid abuse prevention.
A reformed NATO, re-calibrated for the murky proxy warfare of today, as well as UN peacekeeping and democracy aid should be foreign policy priorities for the Trump administration.
Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency was more than an endorsement of his politics. It was a rejection of the perceived oligarchy that much of the country has felt ignored and excluded by.
Fighting religious extremism and ethnic rivalries requires addressing corruption.
The time is ripe for Indonesia, India, and Japan to shed their inhibitions and redouble their efforts to strengthen the foundations of Myanmar’s democracy.
How can aid providers and activists alike think more strategically about women’s political empowerment?
International efforts to advance women’s political empowerment could serve as a lever to promote broader change in countries working toward consolidated democracies.
This guide aims to help recipients of transition assistance better understand how the Western aid system operates so that they may find ways to ensure that their vision is supported, rather than hindered, by assistance providers.
Accountability work has moved relatively quickly from a first generation of assumptions and approaches to an emerging second generation that reflects various advances in conception and execution.