United States

314 million people
48,620 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Free
Press:
Free
Free

News & Updates

Having called on the Obama administration for several months to show leadership in pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin for his ongoing aggression against Ukraine, Freedom House welcomes today's announcement of new, tougher U.S. sanctions targeting Russian banks and energy companies.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law, U.S. Foreign Policy
Regions: 
Eurasia, Americas
written by
Chloe Schwenke
Vice President of Global Programs

The Obama administration’s high-profile initiatives to embrace Africa have given short shrift to ethical leadership, democracy, and good governance.

written by
Robert Herman
Vice President for Regional Programs


With the passing this week of Eduard Shevardnadze, the former foreign minister of the Soviet Union and one of the principal architects of the Cold War’s remarkably peaceful end, the world has lost a skilled and visionary practitioner of diplomacy who helped bring about the most important transition in global politics in the second half of the 20th century.

Regions: 

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the fierce critic of the Kremlin who was imprisoned for 10 years on politically motivated charges, will make his first major address in the United States since his release when he gives the keynote speech at the Freedom House Annual Awards Dinner on October 1.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Human Rights Defense
Regions: 
Eurasia, Americas

Signature Reports

Programs

No programs have been associated with this content.