January 19, 2023
Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023
Anand Tumutogoo, Bolor Lkhaajav, and Julian Dierkes discuss the factors behind Mongolia's December protests, and the likelihood of a repeat this spring.
December 14, 2022
Interview With France’s Ambassador to Mongolia, Sebastien Surun
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Amb. Surun on France-Mongolia bilateral relations and his personal views on regional security issues involving Mongolia’s neighbors.
November 19, 2022
Former President Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Mongolia’s Democracy and Security
By Bolor Lkhaajav
“Democracy is deeply rooted in Mongolia. Yet, our people’s choice is under constant assault.”
July 01, 2022
New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?
By Munkhnaran Bayarlkhagva
There are serious issue with Mongolia's political system. Will the current proposals for constitutional amendment address those problems?
March 25, 2022
The Hurdles Facing Mongolia’s Overseas Voters
By Anoushka Chandarana, Anthony Coompson, Jemimah Ogundele, and Narayanan (Hari) GL
Mongolia does not make it easy for expats to cast their ballots in key elections.
December 30, 2021
The Fall of the Soviet Union: Mongolia’s Path to Democratic Revolution
By Bolor Lkhaajav and Antoine Maire
The singularity of the Mongolian revolutionary process deserves to be underlined.
June 01, 2021
Bolor Lkhaajav on Mongolia’s Messy Presidential Election
By Shannon Tiezzi
A run-down of the state of Mongolian politics a week before the election.
May 18, 2021
Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?
By Enkhbaigali Byambasuren
A constitutional and legislative crisis resulted in a hunger strike ahead of the June presidential election.
May 12, 2021
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.
June 01, 2020
Aubrey Menard on Mongolia’s Dynamic Youth
By Catherine Putz
30 years after a youth-led revolution overturned Soviet rule, young Mongols are again at the forefront of change in the country.
May 14, 2020
Mongolia: How Nalaikh’s Youth See Democracy
By Claire Casher, Samantha Coronel, Rasmus Dilling-Hansen, and Cassandra Jeffery
A Canadian research team shares their findings from a Mongolia youth engagement study.
February 02, 2019
Mongolia's March Against Corruption
By Peter Bittner
The view from Sukhbaatar Square during a series of mass protests.