Posts Tagged: Democracy
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
By targeting public officials who scrutinize the country's notorious internal intelligence service, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is rolling back hard-won democratic gains in South Korea.
How "the end of history" is precipitating the end of the planet.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
Since the military coup that toppled the country's elected Muslim Brotherhood government, the message of the many Egyptians we met last year resonates with even greater power.
Football fan clubs have played an unexpectedly powerful political role in Egypt's revolutionary path.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.