Smart implementation is the key to effective international development assistance. Yet the development field has long been pulled between two conflicting imperatives on implementation.
Africa’s regional institutions must be founded on shared values and identities, but this requires that member states leave their historical notions of sovereignty behind.
Yascha Mounk’s recent book comprehensively analyzes the looming threat of populism in established democracies, but neglects other causes of democratic weakness and offers few practical responses.
Despite a checkered past record, U.S. programs to promote democracy abroad should not be equated with systemic Russian attempts to interfere with other nations’ politics.
The EU’s approaches to global order and international challenges are increasingly more selective.
Despite illiberal trends in Europe, surveys suggest citizens are becoming more engaged. The overall picture is one of both crisis and renewal.
The Rule of Law Index is the world’s leading source for original, independent data on the rule of law.
Despite some criticisms, the latest NSS reveals much that democracy and rights advocates can use to work within the Trump administration’s stated priorities.
Understanding patterns of democratic collapse has become necessary knowledge in the United States.
Authoritarian governments are seamlessly blending offline and online tactics into hybrid repression.