Only when democracy became real after the new constitution could Colombians retake their state, reverse the corruption, and elect independent candidates who, in turn, paved the way for U.S. security assistance to make a difference.
There is a large unfinished agenda in the integration of the North American economy, a gap which TPP could help fill.
The global nuclear order appears increasingly tense, primarily because many states feel that the structure and distribution of benefits is unjust. Among the states that will determine how the nuclear order will adapt, Argentina, Brazil, China, India, and Pakistan are particularly important.
Tensions in the nuclear order are on the rise. What role can ‘middle ground,’ or emerging, nuclear states play in shaping the global debate on nuclear issues?
In the last two years Venezuela has experienced the kind of implosion that hardly ever occurs in a middle-income country like it outside of war.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network in Washington, DC.
Zika, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, and Trump are new manifestations of old phenomena, upgraded and made more dangerous in their current forms.
Calls for non-Western forms of democracy have been around for many years but are now becoming louder and more ubiquitous. This trend can be expected to deepen as an integral element of the emerging post-Western world order.
The murder of a Honduran activist should be raising alarms about the implications of government corruption that has appeared in recent years.
The Panama Papers leak exposes not only a global system of tax avoidance, but the corrupt networks between government officials, organized criminals, and private institutions.