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.
Posts Tagged: Ethnic Minorities
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
The recent attack on a Bulgarian politician who champions immigrant rights wasn't a clear-cut case of ultra-right nationalism.
Libya's first democratic election went comparatively smoothly. But it's what comes next that poses the greater challenge.
After ethnic rioting erupted in Kyrgyzstan this summer, continued international engagement in the country is crucial to reduce the likelihood that violence will break out again, causing more casualties and unpredictable consequences for regional stability.
An anonymous UN official gives insight on perceptions about the international community.