Asia has done a much better job of containing the pandemic. Do values have anything to do with it?
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
Thailand’s conservative middle classes are now joining populists in a movement against their military-backed system.
In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support — not decrees from above — made all the difference.
Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
Gina Haspel is a consummate professional who has served the U.S. intelligence community with distinction for more than 30 years. As the Trump administration’s nominee to head up the Central Intelligence Agency, Haspel has received endorsements from six former CIA...
Each year Conn Hallinan gives awards to individuals, companies, and governments that make reading the news a daily adventure. Here are the awards for 2016. The Golden Lemon Award had a number of strong contenders in 2016, including: General Atomics for its MQ-9 Reaper...