President Trump has attacked U.S. support for democracy overseas. Here is how Congress can limit the damage.
Practitioners seeking to improve fiscal transparency and accountability must update the foundational assumptions of their field and evaluate the implications of a changing global context for their programming.
With global democracy facing serious doubts about its basic health and longevity, comparative studies of safeguards and threats to democracy are multiplying.
In the face of the decline of democracy in the United States, it is beneficial to look toward other democracies which declined and recovered. This analysis reveals that often recovery takes decades, can remain incomplete, and that it requires the dedication of individuals committed to renewal.
Since 2011, the United States and other Western donors have poured over one billion dollars into stabilization and local governance programs in Syria.
Global politics are coming to be dominated by identity rather than ideology.
Despite the possibility for real democratic change, Zimbabwe’s July election has elevated another despot in Mugabe’s mold.
International engagement will be critical to the success of Nigeria’s February elections, but its international partners—in particular the United States—appear less engaged than they were four years ago.
In both the United States and Europe, voters are losing faith in established democratic institutions.
Liberal democracy is in crisis where it was long thought most securely established. In both Western Europe and the United States, polls suggest voters are losing faith in democratic institutions.