Thomas Carothers and Richard Youngs review Sarah Bush’s new book, The Taming of Democracy Assistance: Why Democracy Promotion Does Not Confront Dictators.
Democracy support from rising democracies has moved forward, but not as quickly or decisively as some Western democracy supporters had initially hoped.
Latin American governments need to do more to help Venezuela overcome its worst political and economic crisis in more than a decade.
Accountability is not a passing fad in the development lexicon but rather the driving idea in twenty-first century development work.
Today’s European leaders have taken the EU to the brink of dissolution, yet they do little seek help from those outside Europe with more successful democratic lessons to share.
While the global state of democracy appears worse off than in recent years, there have emerged numerous positive cases of democratic consolidation that are underappreciated.
On May 9, Filipinos will vote for a new president and vice president in arguably one of the country’s most consequential elections.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network in Washington, DC.
A series of essays by leading scholars and activists on the future of the movement for transparency and accountability in governance.
Calls for non-Western forms of democracy have been around for many years but are now becoming louder and more ubiquitous. This trend can be expected to deepen as an integral element of the emerging post-Western world order.