Governments that ostensibly fight terror may actually generate more dire security crises than they curb as a result of corrupt governance practices.
While the global state of democracy appears worse off than in recent years, there have emerged numerous positive cases of democratic consolidation that are underappreciated.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network in Washington, DC.
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.
Min Zhu discussed the IMF's new study on Low Income Developing Countries, economic consequences of the outlook, and the policy options available.
With corruption deeply embedded into the fabric of governance in many countries around the world, confronting corrupt networks will necessitate a sea change in government priorities.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should make his anticorruption agenda central to his campaign against Boko Haram.
The India-Africa Summit can galvanize India’s security engagement with Africa.
The spike in global protests is becoming a major trend in international politics, but care is needed in ascertaining the precise nature and impact of the phenomenon.
The political and economic dysfunction known as the “oil curse” is a complex, structural phenomenon, caused largely by poor management or investment of oil revenues by the governments of oil-producing countries.