In recent times, we hear more and more about refugees in the news than ever before. Refugees seek to migrate from failed civil wars and authoritarian states to liberal democratic states, but for millions of innocent refugees this process takes decades. For many - it never happens.
As political commentators speculate about whether Sudanese Protesters will be able to oust the current regime and plant the seeds of democracy, I argue that there are educational prerequisites for the establishment of Democracy, and that they have yet to be met in Sudan.
Were the Blue and White Party generals attempting a promissory coup against an executive aggrandizing Likud Prime Minister? The rhetoric of military generals attempting to “protect” democracy and an executive aggrandizer desperate to maintain power
The economic crisis in Lebanon is a key indicator of democratic backsliding, could it be a key indicator elsewhere?
A response and consideration of a Q&A discussion at Brown University between for two formerly incarcerated individuals about the implications and repercussions of prison experiences in the United States and Syria.
Israel is often described as “the only democracy in the Middle East"...but is it really?
An analysis of the protests on the Israel-Gaza border this past week.
Tunisia, whose revolution set off the Arab Spring, still stands apart from global patterns of democratic decay and erosion. The women of Tunisia, in resorting to non-violent protest for human rights, have shown that that democracy still holds an irresistible appeal.
Though Serbia is not irrevocably on a path of democratic backsliding, the opportunities for international and internal actors to reverse this course are waning.
Through an array of authoritarian tactics, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increasingly seized unchecked executive power