Tag Archives: Condoleezza Rice

A case for democratic persistence


Condoleezza Rice remains optimistic about the future of democracy. The former U.S. national security advisor (2001–2005) and secretary of state (2005–2009) believes that pessimists today make the mistake of expecting… Read more »

‘Strongman trades trump democratic deficits’: why are illiberal democrats popular?


Poland’s tightening grip on its judiciary has prompted nationwide protests and threats of European sanctions, but its asset prices and currency have soared this year as they have in plenty… Read more »

Post 9/11 wars not about promoting democracy, says Condoleezza Rice


Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday that U.S.-led interventions in the Middle East and Central Asia were not about spreading democracy, but about addressing regional security issues, Newsweek… Read more »

Advancing democracy the antidote to populist wave – Condoleezza Rice


Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is alarmed by the political wave of rising populism, nativism, protectionism and isolationism, calling them “the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,”  Global Politico reports…. Read more »

What is Russia up to in Syria?


……… asks Lilia Shevtsova, a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. “The usual answers — that Vladimir Putin craves a sphere of influence, that he wishes to distract attention from… Read more »