Issues / Democracy & Governance
Samuel Huntington wrote: “In the emerging world of ethnic conflict and civilizational clash, Western belief in the universality of the Western culture suffers three problems: it is false; it is immoral; and it is dangerous.”
A strong global right to electronic privacy demands recognition, in U.S. law and internationally.
Mustafa Hamarneh is engaged in a peaceful “open war” for the future of Jordan.
With the U.S. Congress deadlocked over trade, Chile's progressive new government may be able to win new protections and increase transparency in the TPP talks.
What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive.
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Pakistan's elected government claims to oppose U.S. drone strikes. So why has it kidnapped a prominent drone war critic?
Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s chauvinistic surge has inflicted unmistakable damage on its national brand image.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.