Tag Archives: Foreign Affairs

‘Backward-looking critiques’ neglect neo-authoritarian threat

     

The titles of Stephen Walt’s The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy and John Mearsheimer’s The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities give… Read more »

As autocrats undermine democracy, can West counter the threat?

     

Efforts to directly confront China and Russia over their anti-democratic actions are unlikely to yield results and may further bolster their collaboration, according to analysts Andrea Kendall-Taylor and David Shullman. There are,… Read more »

Sri Lanka ‘lost in transition’?

     

In January 2015, Maithripala Sirisena (left) surprised the world when he defeated his old boss Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka’s presidential election, analyst Taylor Dibbert writes for Foreign Affairs: His victory… Read more »

How to fight Russia’s civil society crackdown

     

If Russia successfully derails Ukraine’s development by prolonging the fight in Eastern Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his movement to close civic space will be… Read more »