Protests in Belarus and Russia reveal the power of ordinary people. There are many steps the European Union can take to support citizens in Europe’s East.
Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.
Granting Tunisian security forces suffrage provides police unions greater leverage over politicians, diminishing prospects for security sector reform.
Each day there are so many other disturbing developments that people’s ability to retain and maintain some order in their heads about them all is severely challenged.
“No political party, no political actor is able to lead Tunisia alone in this very sensitive and fragile period.”
Since President Sisi has taken office, an unprecedented government crackdown has rendered large parts of the country without any independent human rights groups.
The rise of national-populists across the world points to new challenges for democracy.
Many political scientists who study democracy are alarmed by developments in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere in the world.
Algeria’s youth are increasingly turning to social entrepreneurship to find creative solutions to persistent unemployment and an austerity economy.
Trump articulated few coherent policy ideas about the Middle East during the campaign, but taken together his combination of orientations might be termed “belligerent minimalism.”