Tag Archives: Penn Kemble Fellow

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 »

Public protests and prospects for reform in Iran

     

Over the last few months, Iran has experienced a series of street protests in rural areas and social arenas once seen as the key support base for the Islamic Republic,… Read more »

Existential risk to civil society in ‘skillfully veiled authoritarian’ Hungary

     

Hungary’s illiberal leader has built what Paul Lendvai in his new book, “Orbán,” calls a “skillfully veiled authoritarian system,” notes James Kirchick, a visiting fellow at the Center on the… Read more »

What’s ahead for Ukraine’s reform movement?

     

Can Ukraine win its war on corruption? ask Melinda Haring [Editor of the Atlantic Council’s UkraineAlert and a former Penn Kemble fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy] and Maxim… Read more »

Ukraine’s new generation of civic activists emerging?

     

Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defense minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. The… Read more »