Category: Democracy Assistance and Promotion

Re-engagement means ‘rebuilding the muscles of democratic alliances’

     

President Biden, faced with a range of early foreign policy challenges, was expected to outline his vision for an expansion of multilateral engagement with the world and an emphasis on human… Read more »

‘More mice than Mussolinis’: Year of elections to test Latin America’s democracies

     

  When Ecuadoreans choose a new president and legislature on February 7th, they will begin a busy political year across Latin America. Chile, Haiti, Honduras, Peru and Nicaragua are due… Read more »

‘A World Safe for the Party’? CGTN ban a major blow to China’s sharp power

     

Britain’s media regulator on Thursday revoked a Chinese TV licence after it concluded that the Chinese Communist Party had ultimate editorial responsibility for the channel while Beijing lodged an official… Read more »

Romania’s kleptocratic ‘Long Shadow’ targets anti-corruption advocate

     

It’s an “explosive observational documentary,” a “brilliant….COVID-era must see,” a “full on masterpiece” that’s “as thrilling as All the President’s Men” – just a few of the plaudits critics have… Read more »

‘On the precipice of the misinformation age’: Civil society responds

     

The feats of Bellingcat – the ‘people’s intelligence agency’ – are remarkable, the FT’s Henry Mance writes: They proved that Syria’s regime used chemical weapons against its citizens. They unmasked the… Read more »