Tag Archives: Jamie Kirchick

Human rights gone wrong?

     

In her book Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century (Princeton University Press, 2017), Kathryn Sikkink reminds us that one of the successes of the human rights movement… Read more »

Decaying democracy? Nothing inevitable about liberal world order

     

The liberal world order is neither inherently universal, nor is it the inevitable path of societies across the globe, argues Stratfor’s senior analyst, Rodger Baker: Like the ideals of democracy… Read more »

Strategic Reset for NATO? Check alliance’s anti-democratic members

     

Few NATO summits have captured the attention of this one—but for all the wrong reasons, according to analysts Julianne Smith and Jim Townsend. Any distraction from what will be a substantive NATO agenda… Read more »

The roots of Russian aggression

     

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday met the head of Russia’s oldest rights group as well as the widow of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel literature laureate and prominent dissident of… Read more »

Information warfare ‘by other memes’

     

Facebook Inc. warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it could… Read more »