Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
January 04, 2016
Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
A recently published article on USAID’s blog is cause for concern.
Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Is No Stranger to Politics
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
September 23, 2015
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
As Myanmar approaches a historic election, things appear stable, though uncertainty persists.
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
August 31, 2015
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
Do Sri Lankans have confidence in the process and practice of their democracy?
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
June 22, 2015
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
Months after Mohamed Nasheed's show trial, democracy and the rule of law show no signs of recovery in the Maldives.
A Bleak Outlook for Democracy in the Maldives
The Future of Government: What We Can Learn from Asia
June 19, 2015
The Future of Government: What We Can Learn from Asia
Western democracy may not be the end of history after all -- Asia has another model in mind.
The Future of Government: What We Can Learn from Asia
Trouble in Paradise: Democracy Retreats in the Maldives
March 14, 2015
Trouble in Paradise: Democracy Retreats in the Maldives
Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges.
Trouble in Paradise: Democracy Retreats in the Maldives
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
November 08, 2014
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
The "old middle class" in Southeast Asia is turning against democracy in a bid to protect its interests.
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
November 05, 2014
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
While Hong Kong protests, is it really the case that democracy could never take root on the mainland?
Is China Incompatible With Democracy?
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
October 23, 2014
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
Proponents of democracy have reason to hope that history is on their side.
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
October 22, 2014
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
"China as a liberal democracy would be a much more nationalist, much more dangerous country."
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
How to Save Occupy Central
October 09, 2014
How to Save Occupy Central
It's increasingly clear the Hong Kong movement is failing, but there's still time for its leaders to save it.
How to Save Occupy Central
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
September 30, 2014
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
It may be messy, but Pakistan’s democracy is worth saving.
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
July 03, 2014
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
The EU should continue to stand up to Thai’s coup leaders and push for the restoration of democracy.
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
May 29, 2014
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
After decades of greater democratization, a new report says that democracy is in retreat throughout ASEAN.
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
January 03, 2014
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
The protests in Hong Kong represent a growing strain between the SAR and Beijing over democracy.
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
December 24, 2013
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
India's leaders are unrepresentatively old – why is this the case and is it changing?
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
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