Corruption is not so much a problem for governments as it is an approach to government, one chosen by far too many rulers today.
Cyber activism is a useful complement to other forms of activism but not as a decisive game changer for Thailand’s corrosive political divide.
The Kamour sit-in’s self-sufficient organization, open participatory style, mostly peaceful tactics, and realistic demands—along with the government’s understanding and relative openness to dialogue—is a model that barely exists in other Arab countries.
The United States is already being ruled under a state of emergency. It began under President George W. Bush and continued under President Obama. President Trump just has to ice the cake.
A new, creative activism is sweeping through Uganda and challenging the old-style, conformist, traditional forms of organizing.
Civic mobilization is an increasingly significant element of global politics—and an increasingly effective one.
Any improvement in Colombia’s democracy hinges on the state’s capacity and willingness to undertake structural reforms, especially those included in the accord.
The link between conflict and democracy in Turkey casts doubt on the assumption of a natural relationship between conflict resolution and democratic improvements.
Improving global security depends on understanding that not all violence stems from state weakness. U.S. Security Assistance policy should evaluate strategy and recipients accordingly.
The outlook for Bolivia’s democracy is bleak, and there is considerable potential for a return to political instability.