Getting national legislators more involved in EU affairs could help the European Parliament boost its legitimacy in the eyes of voters.
A growing number of states are deploying advanced AI surveillance tools to monitor, track, and surveil citizens. Carnegie’s new index explores how different countries are going about this.
In light of big geopolitical changes, the EU has focused on improving its microlevel democracy support. But it most urgently needs a rethink at the macrolevel of its democracy strategy.
The departure of John Bolton, President Trump’s third national security adviser, injects still more volatility into U.S. foreign policy, and the choice of his successor has profound implications for U.S. national security interests.
The goal of the United States should be to create conditions that leave the possibility for Afghans to build a more legitimate government and security sector in future decades.
In Europe, initiatives to increase citizen participation have made substantial progress, but there are severe difficulties to overcome if these participative forums are to address the core issues of democratic decline and contribute more significantly to its restoration.
The loss of U.S. leadership in advancing democracy abroad is a major blow, but others in the international community are attempting to fill the vacuum.
As digital surveillance abuse challenges national security, what can national and foreign governments do to curb this breach of privacy?
The latest wave of rising autocratic rule around the world is more incremental and inconspicuous than in the past.
Protests like the ones in Hong Kong have proliferated around the world in recent years. But can they lead to lasting change?