February 05, 2016

Christopher Walker is New Vice President for Studies and Analysis at National...

In his new position, Walker joins the leadership team at NED and continues to oversee the activities of NED's International Forum for Democratic Studies, a leading center for the analysis and discussion of...

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January 27, 2016

APSA-CD Newsletter: Opposition in Authoritarian Regimes

“Most studies of authoritarian political systems examine their inner workings, or the ways regime insiders use resources to limit activities threatening their hegemony. The authors here focus explicitly...

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January 22, 2016

Ethiopia: Silencing Dissent — Journal of Democracy January 2016

In Ethiopia’s May 2015 parliamentary elections, the long-ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), together with its allies, claimed a historic victory with 100 percent of the seats....

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January 21, 2016

Journal of Democracy January 2016 Issue: The Authoritarian Threat

In “China and the ‘Singapore Model,'” Stephan Ortmann and Mark R. Thompson examine China’s desire to learn from Singapore “how to combine authoritarian rule with ‘good governance.'”...

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