Category: democratic regression

Democratic solidarity: Strategic priorities address 21st century challenges

     

For the fifteen or so years after the end of the Cold War and the collapse of communism, efforts to advance democracy appeared to have historical momentum on their side…. Read more »

Has the COVID pandemic really ‘strengthened global democracy’?

     

Fears of COVID-19’s damaging impact on democracy were overstated, argues one observer. But whether you call it democratic erosion, democratic breakdown, or de-democratization, the pre-existing condition remains a threat, others… Read more »

Values matter: Geopolitical shifts undermining democracy warrant strategic response

     

Values are gaining increased prominence in foreign policy, driven not least by the China challenge (see above), says a new analysis from Chatham House, the London-based foreign policy think tank…. Read more »