With ambivalence and irony in Turkey's history, its identity is masked with ambiguity. Is it secular or Islamic? Is it democratic or autocratic?
Policy addressing democratic erosion must include a corrective for fanaticism and the three-level analysis shows us how.
Will Indonesia’s election keep it on the path towards democratic consolidation – or lead it astray towards stagnation or erosion?
The Philippines may look into the way South Korean democracy has been operating should President Duterte aim to maintain his legitimacy. Whether recent controversies would develop into a constitutional crisis or not is an event that Filipinos are waiting to unfold. It is being anticipated, but ...
Government leaders seem to counter media hegemony by silent manipulation (through trolls and false facts), to extreme manipulation (through filtering and restriction), which severes democracies given that media is an information commodity.
Family ties within the political realm in the Philippines have continued the democratic erosion within their institutional system.
The landscape and the discourse of the middle class wields a great influence in democracy.
Even with a strong leader, a country's democracy is only as strong as its system of checks and balances.
Despite this more positive outlook on the lack of alternation, there may still be damage being done to Japan’s democracy that points to erosion.
While Kyrgyzstan prides itself as a leader in democratic development in the region, recent policy of media suppression, by both the former and current president, indicates that the young democracy is already facing major threats.