Tag: Democracy Promotion Does Not Equal Election Meddling

The ‘Vegas rule’ and Selective Wilsonianism: When the West does (and doesn’t) advance democracy


The “Vegas rule” — what happens in a single nation stays there — “does not apply in today’s global world,” according to Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass. Greenhouse… Read more »

Democracy promotion is not election meddling


America’s domestic and foreign critics alike commit a serious category error in placing U.S. democracy-promotion efforts in the same basket as electoral interference, says Thomas O. Melia, previously deputy assistant… Read more »