Protecting democracy in a post-transatlantic era

     

Although democracy is supposedly a core pillar of the transatlantic relationship, in practice this component of EU-U.S. relations has withered over the last decade, notes Carnegie analyst Richard Youngs. The… Read more »

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Navalny’s ‘guerrilla political warfare’ boxes Putin in Catch-22

     

Experts say the weekend protests in Russia, mainly in support of arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny but also attracting members of the public angry at corruption and injustices in Russia,… Read more »

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Hong Kong: ‘An existential crisis is looming’

     

Realistically, the chances of Hong Kong returning to the freedom and openness that it enjoyed for 23 years after the handover are minimal, writes Oxford University’s Rana Mitter, the author of… Read more »

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Is liberal democratic order fit for purpose in the 21st century?

     

President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »

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The case for democratic multilateralism: Bolstering democracies in a changing international order

     

Democracies still have great influence in the international system, but the challenges to their grip on the order are mounting slipping. New forms of cooperation among powerful democracies, beyond the… Read more »

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10 years on: Egypt ‘a guidebook on what not to do’ for democratic transition

     

  Ten years on, why did Egypt’s attempted democratic transition fail? What are the lasting effects of January 25 on politics and society? How does al-Sisi’s regime differ from Mubarak’s?… Read more »

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