President Hugo Chávez’s victory in the presidential election has some Venezuelans wondering whether it's time to leave.
The results of Georgia’s parliamentary election caught American pollsters completely off guard. They should have tried asking the right questions.
Make no mistake: Hugo Chávez's victory in Sunday's election marks another step in the erosion of Venezuela's democratic institutions.
Chávez may have won another election, but it's the opposition that should be celebrating.
The Venezuelan election is too close to call. But one thing seems clear: No one expects Hugo Chávez to go down without a fight.
For the first time in many years, Venezuela’s presidential election is raising the possibility of an electoral defeat for Hugo Chávez. But if he loses, does that mean he’ll go?
What if American political reporters covered the Chinese horse race?
Mikheil Saakashvili's conciliatory reaction to his party's loss in the election seems to prove his critics wrong. Now let's see if the winner can do as well.
Emotions are running high as Georgians vote in a watershed parliamentary election.
How the citizens of Benghazi are pushing back against the killers of a U.S. diplomat many considered their friend.
As Georgian voters prepare to vote in a crucial parliamentary election, a look back at one of the signature programs of President Mikheil Saakashvili.
The key to next month's presidential election may well lie in the hands of a mysterious and nebulous bloc of swing voters.
Shirin Ebadi, Iran's leading human rights activist, explains why on attack on the country's nuclear program is just what the mullahs have been yearning for.
The dispute over islands in the East China Sea is stirring up nationalist passions in the region. That doesn't bode well for the future of democracy.
The boys in saffron are marching again. But this time there’s nothing that's noble about it.
How a shrewd politician defused ethnic tension and improved public services in one of Indonesia’s most dysfunctional cities.
How do you conduct an election when contending political forces don't agree on the rules? An unlikely study in compromise from Northern Ireland in 2005.
It’s hard to find people who are optimistic about the future of Russian democracy. Leon Aron explains why he’s one of them.
Could Boris Johnson, the ridiculous yet charming mayor of London, really go on to lead Britain?
Can Egypt's economy deliver on the revolutionary promise of a better future for all?
Democracy is working just as it should in the EU's newest member state, argues the country's prime minister.
Libya is trying to build a new democracy. But that's a tall order for a society plagued by bad memories.
With the slow but steady consolidation of militias and the success of moderate democratic parties, despite all odds, it seems like Libya might be on the right path.
One of Saudi Arabia's most popular hardline clerics just embraced democracy. Should we worry, or applaud?