Tag: Community of Democracies

Disinformation: Countering malign influence of autocrats – and Big Tech?

     

The European Union may need “broader rules to make sure that the way companies collect and use data doesn’t harm the fundamental values of our society,” tech czar Margrethe Vestager,… Read more »

Foreboding historical rhymes from clever autocracies

     

It is not cost-free to lead an international community of democracies whose military, economic and political resources, if nurtured and leveraged effectively, will remain unmatched. This necessitates stronger foreign assistance,… Read more »

‘Don’t abandon democratic values’ – U.S. foreign policy’s ‘moral compass’

     

The rule-based international order is under unprecedented strain because of both internal stresses on leading democracies and rising pressure from such challengers as Russia and China, the order — but… Read more »

Why democracy will survive world’s political turmoil

     

  Democracy is seriously threatened in the present-day world due to a rise in corruption, organized crime, populism and extremism, participants in the Forum 2000 conference concluded in the first… Read more »

Is Tunisia’s democracy being derailed?

     

Over the course of just one week, the Tunisian government has made three concerning moves that, taken together, signal a major backsliding in its democratic development, Carnegie analyst Sarah Yerkes writes… Read more »

Community of Democracies needed now more than ever

     

  When the Community of Democracies first gathered in Warsaw seventeen years ago, no one could be certain that the Community would continue for very long, let alone develop and… Read more »

Why liberal democracies avoid war, reduce civil conflict

     

International Peace Day is an appropriate occasion for assessing democracy’s contribution to peace and security. The Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928, also known as the Paris Peace Pact, does not have a good… Read more »

UN General Assembly a crucial opportunity to reassert democracy-based soft power

     

This week’s United Nations General Assembly is a crucial opportunity to reassure the world that U.S. foreign policy is based primarily on the soft power of diplomacy rather than military… Read more »