While there is a Pakistani identity vis-à-vis the other countries that surround it, it is an identity that has been superimposed from above rather than created from below.
Saudi Arabia’s recent waves of arrests reveal the political system’s increased use of security measures to control the public while promising limited reforms to stave off instability.
Corruption is a destabilizing force in Tunisia, infecting all levels of its economy, security, and political system.
For seventy years, India’s democracy has relied on ethnic quotas to redress historical disadvantages faced by marginalized communities.
Corruption in Tunisia is perceived to be even more pervasive today than under former president Zine el Abidine ben Ali, despite numerous legal measures and civil society initiatives working to fight it. Can Tunisia’s government and civil society win this fight?
A new book describes how Pakistan unraveled and provides a blueprint for understanding declining pluralism across the Middle East.
In theory, the seizure of a greater share of Sakhalin’s resource wealth by the federal authorities could lead to a fairer distribution of wealth throughout the Russian Far East. The fear, however, is that further centralization of budgetary revenues will merely encourage the pursuit of vanity projects that will not come to fruition for over a decade, if ever.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of its Civic Research Network in Prague, Czech Republic.
Tunisia’s cabinet reshuffle, Administrative Reconciliation Law, and election postponement are prompting fears of a return of the Ben Ali regime.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted the launch of the Morton and Sheppie Abramowitz Lecture featuring UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. Carnegie President William J. Burns joined the high commissioner for a conversation on the global state of human rights.