Corruption is an unexpected link in the world’s multiplying security crises.
Sarah Chayes participated in a Reddit AMA to discuss her new book, Thieves of State.
As U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan withdraw to their post-2014 minimums, many fear a similar sharp drop in foreign funding. The reconstruction effort is far from over, and a radical reduction in foreign aid could cripple the Afghan economy.
There is a powerful nexus between severe, systemic corruption and international security challenges, including violent extremism, mass atrocities, and state failure.
Hungary offers an important example of the problems that an apparently consolidated democracy can encounter. It also poses a test for the European Union and the United States on how to respond when democracy comes under stress in an EU member state.
Carnegie’s Rising Democracies Network met in Brazil to engage with local and regional actors and exchange ideas for cooperation toward international democracy and human rights support.
Over the past four decades, an influential group of economists have pioneered a new school of thinking, known as new institutional economics, focused on the role of institutions in economic development.
Policymakers face many roadblocks in their pursuit to implement policies that reduce violence and improve rule of law, including a lack of time to review the available expertise.
No issue in international development is as important, or vexing, as the relationship between governance and development.
International support for democracy and human rights faces a serious challenge after its increased influence in the last decades.