Creeping politicization of domestic security agencies and the military, driven by extreme polarization, threatens to undermine long-run stability in the United States.
Recent uprisings in countries across the world suggest that there is much that other protesters can learn to pressure regimes for reforms.
The United States has fallen behind in women’s political representation, but some European practices may offer a solution.
The Rule of Law Index is the world’s leading source for original, independent data on the rule of law.
Authoritarian governments are seamlessly blending offline and online tactics into hybrid repression.
The current presidential administration should prioritize fighting corruption if it seeks stable overseas partners.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Center for International Human Rights at the Pritzker School of Law at Northwestern University held a discussion on 20 Years Confronting Atrocity Crimes.
The United States has become a plutocracy, where wealth buys political power. This threatens to erode U.S. democratic institutions and U.S. global influence.
Honduran citizens are standing up for democracy, despite apparent efforts to rig the recent presidential election. The U.S. government should demand an impartial ballot recount.
The network model, or operating system model, of corruption creates a serious security risk because it risks driving citizens to violence and joining insurgent groups.