Tag: Tom Malinowski

Repressing civil society a recipe for failure, autocrats told

     

Autocratic regimes which repress civil society and curb human rights are “pursuing policies that will almost certainly fail,” according to Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of… Read more »

Corruption, Extremism, Kleptocracy: the Dangers of Failing Governance

     

Corruption is a pervasive problem in many societies and has the effect of undermining public confidence in democratic institutions, a Senate Foreign Relations Committee heard today. “All countries, to one… Read more »

U.S. poised to end ban on arms sales to Vietnam, keep sanctions on Myanmar

     

The United States isn’t ready to fully shed sanctions in Myanmar, instead awaiting progress on issues including human rights as the government run by former opposition leader Aung San Suu… Read more »