Category Archives: Democracy and security

Egypt’s case study in political inertia


Since General Abdel Al-Sisi took power in July 2013, following a wave of protests against Egypt’s first democratically elected president, it has become increasingly clear that the government has no intention of building… Read more »

West needs ‘strategy of resilience and engagement’ for Russia


  Russia’s continuing intervention in Ukraine is more than a stark rejection of Euro-Atlantic integration, says a new RAND Corporation report. It has shattered the vision that has guided North… Read more »

Asia’s maturing democracies wrestle with inclusion, election realities


Asia’s democracies need to promote greater inclusiveness, social cohesion and participation if they are to provide a compelling alternative to China’s authoritarian development model, an international conference heard this week…. Read more »