U.S. democracy policy is under severe strain, but writing off the United States as a key supporter of global democracy is premature.
Governments are increasingly taking steps to shrink civil space and restrict the operations of civil society organizations. Both local operators and international actors must consider a response.
Any improvement in Colombia’s democracy hinges on the state’s capacity and willingness to undertake structural reforms, especially those included in the accord.
The link between conflict and democracy in Turkey casts doubt on the assumption of a natural relationship between conflict resolution and democratic improvements.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discussed the rise of authoritarianism and emerging threats to democracy in the United States and around the world.
With human rights and political activists increasingly organizing online, an authoritarian leader gains a crucial advantage when he or she can spy on his or her opponents’ plans.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of its Rising Democracies Network in Tokyo, Japan.
The Trump administration’s disregard for domestic institutions resembles international patterns of how autocrats respond to judicial challenges.
The secretary of the department of homeland security has embraced President Trump’s rhetoric of fear and poorly thought out drug policy. He should focus on at-home solutions, such as better gun laws and opioid abuse prevention.
A reformed NATO, re-calibrated for the murky proxy warfare of today, as well as UN peacekeeping and democracy aid should be foreign policy priorities for the Trump administration.