Tag Archives: National Endowment for Democracy

Canada’s new FM a critic of Russia’s ‘authoritarian kleptocracy’

     

  Canada has named Chrystia Freeland, a prominent critic of Russia who was banned by Moscow in 2014, as its new minister of foreign affairs, The Guardian reports: In 2014,… Read more »

Bipartisan approach to foreign policy – and advancing democracy – still possible

     

A bipartisan approach to foreign policy – including a commitment to advancing democracy – is achievable and remains essential for U.S security and global stability around the globe, according to… Read more »

New Magnitsky sanctions hit Russian officials

     

The Obama administration has blacklisted five Russians, including the government’s chief public investigator, who is a close aide to President Vladimir V. Putin, for human rights abuses, The New York… Read more »

No Kerensky: Mário Soares a pivotal figure in Portugal’s democratic transition

     

Mário Soares, a pivotal figure in Portugal’s transition from dictatorship to democracy who as prime minister led his long-impoverished country into the European Union, died Saturday. He was 92 years old,… Read more »

Populism: democratic part of liberal democracy ‘taking revenge’ on liberal part

     

British Prime Minister Theresa May today blamed complacent mainstream politicians, unscrupulous business people, social media and globalization for a breakdown in 21st century society and the rise of populist parties,… Read more »