Pro-democracy activists from Thailand are banding together in exile rather than submitting to the military junta.
A group of development experts issues a plea for reform.
Thailand under military rule may look calm. But big changes are coming, whether the generals like it or not.
Leaders in countries of the former USSR are increasingly driving their best and brightest into emigration. No one wins.
Talking with Iran about its nuclear program might help the cause of peace. But so far the nuclear dispute has been a disaster for the human rights of Iranians.
What the history of successful nonviolent movements teaches us about the political transition in Burkina Faso.
The period before World War I was marked by inequality, terrorism, and discontent with democracy. Sound familiar?
President Obama is arriving in Burma amid a crisis in the country's democratic transition.
Everyone talks about the "failure" of the Arab revolts that began in 2011. But the story isn't over yet.
Turkey's strongman has broken the power of the military. Could that ensure the long-term victory of democracy?
It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.
The great political thinker's new book offers a brilliant analysis of problems. But it doesn't go far enough with solutions.
Yes, the fight for democratic values is hard -- especially now. But that's no reason to give up.
Why does the first white head of state in an African democracy come as such a surprise?
The United States wants to spread democratic values around the world. It can start by cleaning up its own act at home.
Health systems in Africa are ill-equipped to deal with Ebola. And that's partly the fault of IMF policies.
The Bahraini government has been working overtime to crush pro-democracy activists. But what about followers of the Islamic State?
A successful parliamentary election opens a window of hope for an embattled country.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
A conversation with Giorgi Margvelashvili.
Is the international community about to censure Hungary for giving up on its young democratic institutions?
How one of Southeast Asia's most corrupt countries gave power over funding to its poorest citizens.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists aren't radicals or revolutionaries. But that's what Beijing wants you to believe.
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The improbable tale of how the Houthis seized control of Yemen's revolution.
Stirring, profane, always authentic: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have developed a rich musical culture.
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