Accountability work has moved relatively quickly from a first generation of assumptions and approaches to an emerging second generation that reflects various advances in conception and execution.
Thomas Carothers and Richard Youngs review Sarah Bush’s new book, The Taming of Democracy Assistance: Why Democracy Promotion Does Not Confront Dictators.
China’s rejection of international arbitration raises questions. Delhi’s reaction must focus on need to de-escalate conflict in South China Sea.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will likely become less functional and coherent as the group gets bigger. Form will start to drive function, and the group will begin to search for a purpose.
A strong focus on combating corruption is vital to addressing many of the crises currently besetting the world.
The pace and complexity of international politics has become truly dizzying. Is it possible to boil the world’s priorities down to just three big issues?
Forced migration flows which are mismanaged create large negative political and economic externalities for the world as a whole.
If mainstream politicians do not start taking greater risks, less savory figures will take their place.
Though a terrorist attack using nuclear or radiological material may be a low-probability threat, the consequences would extend to every country on Earth, not just the one on whose territory the event took place.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.