The US and Japan as G7 Champions of Health and Democracy
By Kazuyo Kato and Mark P. Lagon
Washington and Tokyo can contribute conclusively to global governance in the service of peace, prosperity, and pluralism.
Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit has Revived the Milk Tea Alliance
By Wichuta Teeratanabodee and Quah Say Jye
After a period of dormancy, the U.S. House Speaker's controversial visit has breathed new life into the regional pro-democracy coalition.
Taiwan Provides Powerful Lessons on Democratic Resilience
By Zoe Leung and Alan H. Yang
The future of democracy hinges on inclusive partnerships among like-minded democracies and stakeholders.
Strong Showing for the Pacific at Biden’s Summit for Democracy
By Grant Wyeth
The Pacific Islands have not been overlooked by the White House, although the region’s democracies face challenges, too.
Tony Abbott in Taiwan: An Imperfect Messenger
By Grant Wyeth
Abbott’s visit may have been counterproductive both for Taiwan itself and for Taiwan’s support in Australia.
Authoritarianism Can’t Beat Climate Change
By Alexander Butler
If indeed there does exist a pathway out of global climate governance gridlock, the answer does not lie at the feet of authoritarian monoliths.
Are Presidential Elections Putting Mongolian Democracy in Peril?
By Bat-Orgil Altankhuyag and Fernando Casal Bértoa
Popular presidential elections can serve to increase fragmentation, weaken political parties, and promote polarization, putting democracy at risk.
Elections in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: What Next?
By Ankit Panda
A presidential election in Kyrgyzstan and a parliamentary election in Kazakhstan kick off 2021 in Central Asia.
It’s Time for an International Human Rights Alliance to Defend Democracy
By Times Wang and Jianli Yang
By now, the need for principled solidarity in the face of the PRC’s abuses should be obvious.
Democracy? Autocracy? Coronavirus Doesn’t Care.
By Maylin Meisenheimer
Capacity for governance best predicts the performance countries have against the coronavirus.
How Afghanistan's Next Elections Can Succeed
By Rafi Fazil
Afghanistan's next elections can set up the bedrock for sustainable democratic institutions in the country.
Take Note: Asia's 'Quad' Is Back
By Harsh V. Pant
Cooperation between the United States, Japan, Australia, and India is here to stay.