"Stronger African democracies mean more developed, knowledge-based African economies, which are better for American business interests in the long run" write Daniel Calingaert and Kellen McClure. Read their...
This year’s event honors Kenyan activist Maina Kiai and Congressman Frank Wolf with keynote remarks provided by former Russian political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky, his first address in the United States since his December 2013 release.
Erdoğan’s Permanent Revolution
Q & A on Iraq with Zainab Al-Suwaij
A Democratic Opportunity for both the U.S. and Africa
Freedom House Annual Awards Dinner
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By continuing its outrageous practice of imprisoning participants in the May 2012 Bolotnaya Square protests, the Russian government is sending a grim message to civil society activists and ordinary citizens that the exercise of fundamental rights—including protests against corruption in modern day Russia—can lead to serious repression.
The problem with “accommodating” Russia in Ukraine is that Vladimir Putin’s goal is sowing chaos as part of a plan to hold on to power in the Kremlin.Click here to read David J. Kramer's American Interest op-ed.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of a military coup in Portugal that eventually led to the triumph of democracy there and in a series of other countries around the world. The role of regional democracies in ensuring Portugal’s success bears important lessons for today.
The Rada’s proposed law gives the National Security and Defense Council draconian and inappropriate powers to shut down and restrict media and telecommunications networks based on vague criteria and with limited oversight.