Seventy years ago, independent India was born. Having shaken off the yoke of the British Empire, the country embarked on what was—and remains—the world’s most radical democratic experiment.
A younger generation of Palestinians is no longer committed to a two-state solution.
Corruption is not so much a problem for governments as it is an approach to government, one chosen by far too many rulers today.
Cyber activism is a useful complement to other forms of activism but not as a decisive game changer for Thailand’s corrosive political divide.
The Kamour sit-in’s self-sufficient organization, open participatory style, mostly peaceful tactics, and realistic demands—along with the government’s understanding and relative openness to dialogue—is a model that barely exists in other Arab countries.
The recent upheaval in Bihar is only the latest signal that the BJP is the new center of political gravity in a country long controlled by the storied Nehru-Gandhi dynasty of the Congress Party.
Anouar Boukhars discusses his recent Carnegie paper on Tunisia’s marginalized border regions.
Thanassis Cambanis discusses Lebanese sectarianism and the reform movement of 2015.
Beijing’s role and response to the current economic crisis engulfing Venezuela needs to be further examined, particularly in light of China’s loans-for-oil relationship with the developing nation.
Civic mobilization is an increasingly significant element of global politics—and an increasingly effective one.