This is the equation that captures a big chunk of the forces driving the decline of liberal democracy: populism plus polarization plus post-truth lead to continuism.
Differences between Russia and the United States in the Board of Governors at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) may inhibit multilateral verification of Iran’s safeguards obligations under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
In 2011, Libya cracked into a thousand pieces, and a broad coalition attacked Libya, a mob murdered Muammar Gaddafi, and the country fragmented.
Mass protests garner significant attention, but what happens next is just as vital for achieving real and lasting change.
Polarization is shaking societies across the world, from new democracies to long-established ones. Why are political divisions intensifying globally, and what can policymakers learn from other countries’ experiences?
Why divisions have deepened and what can be done to heal them.
Karen DeYoung will moderate a conversation with Carolyn Forché on her recent memoir and discuss how this history colors the present crisis in Central America.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has unveiled plans for an ambitious transformation of the country’s nuclear policy. Achieving this vision will require an updated regulatory framework to respond to new challenges.
The startling spread of illiberal populism in democracies around the world raises the question of how damaged democracies can heal themselves.
In Brazil so far, neither legislation nor judicial decisions have drawn a definitive line on access to encrypted data.