Issues / Democracy & Governance
Lack of unequivocal Western support seems to have given the Egyptian military license to exert its will over Egypt.
Aid to foreign militaries is quickly eclipsing development assistance in the U.S. foreign aid budget.
Ukraine’s ultra-right-wing Svoboda party is no fringe organization.
Major Indian publisher capitulates to right-wing Hindu group.
The Egyptian Revolution is a perfect case study for both the power and the limits of nonviolent mass movements.
How well has Barack Obama lived up to his own standards on civil liberties?
News from Ukraine is moving so fast that if you don’t look closely, you’ll miss the untold story: a revolution for and by Ukrainian women.
Many working-class residents of West Caracas see Venezuela's protests as part of a power grab by the country's elites.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.