The United States can still salvage a marginally but meaningfully better outcome for its own interests and the Syrian people by pushing for greater formal decentralization in eastern Syria.
Taiwan’s 2014 Sunflower Movement unleashed a wave of youthful activism that has profoundly reshaped the island’s political landscape, showing how activists can effect change through elections.
Setting aside the unforced errors of the Singapore meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, this attempt to roll back North Korea’s nuclear program invites a rethinking of U.S. strategy.
The State Department and USAID can pursue an array of internal and external initiatives to combat corruption globally, especially in countries that have faced recent political transitions.
European democracy is in decline, as increasingly authoritarian leaders undermine the post–Cold War liberal order by targeting media freedom, individual rights, and the rule of law.
Public anger at corruption has become perhaps the most powerful driver of political change around the world.
In both the United States and Europe, voters are losing faith in established democratic institutions.
Corruption is the single greatest obstacle preventing Nigeria from achieving its enormous potential.
A new wave of pan-European parties and movements could profoundly shake up and further polarize EU politics ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections.
After months of threatening to leave the the U.N. Human Rights Council, the United States has withdrawn from the body. This is just another example of President Trump choosing to walk away when faced with the choice of reaching an agreement or compromise with a U.N. organization.