As the war in Ukraine passes the one-hundred-day mark, few regions have escaped the conflict’s economic fallout, and Latin America is no exception.
New perspectives about what works when trying to stabilize countries troubled by long-lasting violence, crime, and terrorism.
There are two big developments happening now that will affect global democracy in the future, the congressional January 6 Committee hearings and the ongoing war in Ukraine. The two are actually directly connected.
In a region already struggling with pandemic recovery, the fallout from the Russia invasion could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
As communication and contact breaks down, party leaders start to refuse to compromise with the other party, and voters begin to see the other party as an existential threat to their way of life or the nation, reflecting the messages they hear from party leaders.
The stance adopted by Washington toward who received an invitation to the Summit of the Americas could undermine the end result of what could be an important venue for discussions around migration, the environment, and trade.
In the context of global democratic backsliding, unregulated AI surveillance threatens to widen gaps in the rule of law and tilt the playing field toward illiberal governments in settings where checks and balances are already weakened.
A Bolsonaro victory in October would most likely deepen Brazil’s isolation while a Lula victory would symbolize Brazil’s return to a country supportive of international cooperation.
New research published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace seeks to better understand what happens when democracies become ‘perniciously polarized’ — that’s when polarization has divided a society into two mutually antagonistic political camps, where each side sees the other as a threat to the country’s future.
Differing trends illustrate the fluidity of global AI technology competition and how future alignments will not necessarily be defined by two-country competition between the United States and China.