Democracy and Governance

    • Op-Ed

    The U.S.-Saudi Relationship Is Out of Control

    The possible involvement in the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents the U.S.-Saudi relationship with its greatest crisis since 9/11. The question that remains is how the Trump administration will respond.

    • Article

    Could an Illiberal Europe Work?

    The populist vision is rising in Europe. To respond successfully, liberals need to expose its flaws and offer new approaches to economic insecurity and social change.

    • Op-Ed

    Despite Fraught Ties, U.S. Needs Turkey’s Cooperation on Khashoggi

    The Trump administration needs to work closely with Turkey to address the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It is almost certain though that decisions will be made more slowly and communication handled more haltingly.

    • Security Dimensions of Illicit Financial Flows

      • Jodi Vittori
      • October 11, 2018
      • Council on Foreign Relations

      Illicit financial flows are crucial to a variety of illegal activities that undermine global and national security, from organized crime to terrorism. National security agencies should make countering these flows—by using national and global instruments—a priority.

      • Strategic Europe

      Judy Asks: Is the EU Too Lax on Corruption?

      A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

      • Event

      Is a Sovereign Palestine Still Possible?

      What will the recent changes in U.S. policy—including recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, terminating assistance to Palestinians and UNRWA, and closing the Palestinian representative office in Washington—mean for the future of U.S.-Palestinian relations and the Palestinian national project?

      • Article

      Is the BJP India’s New Hegemon?

      The BJP’s emerging hegemony should not be conflated with electoral invincibility. As recent elections have demonstrated in states such as Bihar, Delhi, and Karnataka, the party is fallible.

      • Sada - Analysis

      Sisi’s Grab for Brotherhood Assets

      The Egyptian state’s seizure of Muslim Brotherhood funds undermines the rule of law and may further discourage organizations and businessmen from criticizing the regime.

      • Report

      The Mobilization of Conservative Civil Society

      • Richard Youngs, Gareth Fowler, Arthur Larok, Paweł Marczewski, Vijayan MJ, Ghia Nodia, Natalia Shapovalova, Janjira Sombatpoonsiri, Marisa von Bülow, Özge Zihnioğlu
      • October 04, 2018

      What conservative civic activism portends for global civil society.

      • Event

      Tunisia: Justice in Transition

      The Carnegie Middle East Program will screen the documentary, “Tunisia: Justice in Transition.” The film tracks the trajectory of Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission, established in 2013 to address the crimes of the Ben Ali and Bourguiba regimes.

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      Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
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      Loulouwa Al Rachid
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      Loulouwa Al Rachid is a co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
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      Vera Axyonova
      EASI-Hurford Next Generation Fellow
      Vera Axyonova is an EASI-Hurford Next Generation fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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      Saskia Brechenmacher
      Associate Fellow
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      Saskia Brechenmacher is an associate fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, where her research focuses on gender, conflict, and governance, as well as trends in civic activism and civil society repression.
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      Frances Z. Brown
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      Frances Z. Brown is a fellow with Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, where she researches stabilization, state building, democratization, decentralization, drivers of conflict, and local governance in fragile states.
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      Nathan J. Brown
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      Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, is a distinguished scholar and author of six well-received books on Arab politics.
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      Perry Cammack
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      Perry Cammack is a fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
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      Thomas Carothers
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      Yasser El-Shimy
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      Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States
      Carnegie Middle East Center
      Yasser El-Shimy is the co-director of the Program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
    • Steven Feldstein
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      Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
      Steven Feldstein is a nonresident fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, where he focuses on issues of democracy, human rights, governance, rule of law, political reform, security, emerging economies, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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      Amr Hamzawy
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      John L. Holden
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      Holden is a nonresident senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.
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      Duncan Hollis
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      Duncan B. Hollis is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the James E. Beasley professor of law at Temple Law School, where he also serves as the associate dean for academic affairs.
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      Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.
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      Marc Lynch
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      Marc Lynch is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program where his work focuses on the politics of the Arab world.
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      Tim Maurer is the co-director of the Cyber Policy Initiative and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Since 2010, his work has been focusing on cybersecurity, human rights in the digital age, and Internet governance, currently with a specific focus on cybersecurity and financial stability.
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      Andrew Miller
      Nonresident Scholar
      Middle East Program
      Andrew Miller is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program.
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      Economic Policy Program
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      Marwan Muasher
      Vice President for Studies
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      Matthew Page
      Nonresident Scholar
      Matthew T. Page is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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      Gwendolyn Sasse
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      Carnegie Europe
      Sasse is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, EU enlargement, and comparative democratization.
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      Middle East Center
      Yezid Sayigh is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where he leads the program on Civil-Military Relations in Arab States (CMRAS). His work focuses on the comparative political and economic roles of Arab armed forces and nonstate actors, the impact of war on states and societies, and the politics of post-conflict reconstruction and security sector transformation in Arab transitions, and authoritarian resurgence.
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      Aqil Shah is a nonresident scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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      Natalia Shapovalova is a visiting fellow at Carnegie Europe, where her research focuses on Eastern Europe, with particular focus on Ukraine and EU policy toward the Eastern neighborhood.
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      Paul Stronski is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the relationship between Russia and neighboring countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
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      Sarah Yerkes
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      Richard Youngs
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      Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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