Taiwan’s 2014 Sunflower Movement unleashed a wave of youthful activism that has profoundly reshaped the island’s political landscape, showing how activists can effect change through elections.
Setting aside the unforced errors of the Singapore meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, this attempt to roll back North Korea’s nuclear program invites a rethinking of U.S. strategy.
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.
The State Department and USAID can pursue an array of internal and external initiatives to combat corruption globally, especially in countries that have faced recent political transitions.
European democracy is in decline, as increasingly authoritarian leaders undermine the post–Cold War liberal order by targeting media freedom, individual rights, and the rule of law.
Public anger at corruption has become perhaps the most powerful driver of political change around the world.
In both the United States and Europe, voters are losing faith in established democratic institutions.
Corruption is the single greatest obstacle preventing Nigeria from achieving its enormous potential.
In Nigeria, shifting alliances might indicate the construction of strong opposition coalitions, but the ever-changing political field may present challenges for building good governance.
A new wave of pan-European parties and movements could profoundly shake up and further polarize EU politics ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections.