Category: Democracy Digest

Democracy Digest Updates

     

Democracy Digest blog posts will be intermittent and brief over the next several days. Follow the Digest’s Facebook page for updates. Don’t forget to sign up to receive regular updates from the blog… Read more »

In CEE populism, culture and identity ‘back with a bang’

     

In the face of an illiberal upsurge, the European Union is lacking leadership, while the election victory of Marine Le Pen would mean the end of the European project, says… Read more »

Vague moderate Islam no antidote to extremism

     

Its ambiguity has made “moderate Islam” a useful banner for conservative Arab regimes to pursue their agendas at home and abroad, argues analyst Annelle Sheline. By buying into assumptions that… Read more »

Democracy jobs

     

National Endowment for Democracy Job #1701 – Program Assistant, Grant-making Resource Center Job #1692 – Assistant Program Officer, Eurasia Job #1690 – Grants Officer for Eurasia Job #1689 – Grants… Read more »

Strategic questions on democracy’s place in future world order

     

The place of democracy in a future international order is one of the most important strategic questions facing the United States, according to a major new report from the RAND… Read more »

No Daesh in Algeria: What’s the secret?

     

Has Algeria taken an anti-IS vaccine? asks analyst Jenny Gustafsson, noting the country’s apparent immunity to jihadist violence, at least recently: At first, it seems surprising. Algeria, the largest country… Read more »

Turkey in vanguard of throttling social media

     

After suicide bombers killed 45 people at Istanbul’s main airport last week, the Turkish government appeared to take a step that has become increasingly common around the world in moments… Read more »