In The News

This page includes articles and mentions of NED and NED grantees.

Mar 18, 2015

The Fighter Pilot and the Great Leader

NED President Carl Gershman reviewed Blaine Harden’s new book on North Korea, “The Fighter Pilot and the Great Leader,” in the Wall Street Journal. :: MORE

Feb 20, 2015

North Korean Human Rights: the Road Ahead

Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy, spoke about human rights in North Korea at the Commission of Inquiry Anniversary Conference organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). :: MORE

Feb 19, 2015

Grantee Spotlight: Azizullah Royesh Top-10 Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize

Azizullah Royesh, former NED Reagan-Fascell fellow and current NED grantee in Afghanistan, is one of 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize
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Jan 9, 2015

Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy Issues Statement of Solidarity With the People of France

At its first meeting of 2015, the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) issued a statement of solidarity with the people of France in reaction to the recent terrorist attack in Paris. :: MORE

Dec 5, 2014

Laura Golightly Named Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration at National Endowment for Democracy

NED appoints Laura Golightly as Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration. :: MORE

Aug 18, 2014

NED mourns the passing of Amb. Terence Todman

 It was with deep sadness that the Board and staff of NED learned of the death of Ambassador Terence Todman, who passed away on August 13, 2014 at the age of 88. :: MORE

Aug 12, 2014

Laith Kubba Talks About Current Political Developments in Iraq on PBS’ “NewsHour”

National Endowment for Democracy's Laith Kubba presents his analysis of the current political developments in Iraq on PBS NewsHour along with NED Board member Zalmay Khalilzad. :: MORE

Jul 17, 2014

NED fellow Sabir Nazar's cartoons on Buzzfeed

 NED Fellow Sabir Nazar's cartoons appeared on Buzzfeed.com today to explain 9 reaons why it's dangerous to be a journalist in Pakistan.  :: MORE

Jul 11, 2014

NED Authors Write on Ukraine and the Future of Democratic Transitions in July Journal of Democracy

The Journal of Democracy July 2014 issue features articles by two senior NED staff members. Program Vice President Nadia Diuk writes on “The Maidan and Beyond: Finding Ukraine” and Journal editor Marc Plattner writes on “The End of the Transitions Era?” both articles are available free of charge on the NED website.  :: MORE

May 14, 2014

PBS News Hour interviews Nadia Diuk on Eastern Ukraine's vote

 NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS News Hour on May 12, 2014 to discuss whether or not Eastern Ukrainians will vote in the upcoming presidential elections. :: MORE

Apr 9, 2014

NED-funded program featured by NDI on International Roma Day

Florin Priboi's interview with the National Democratic Institute on April, 8th, National Roma Day, highlights a NED program engaging Roma where they are often persecuted.  :: MORE

Mar 22, 2014

NED mourns Sardar Ahmad, founder of Kabul Pressistan

It is with deep sorrow to report that NED mourns the loss of Sardar Ahmad, a widely-respected Afghan journalist and founder of NED grantee Kabul Pressistan, in the tragic terrorist attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul the day before the country’s elections. 

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Mar 18, 2014

Nadia Diuk interviewed on CNN concerning the Crimea Vote

Nadia Diuk, Vice President of the National Endowment for Democracy, discusses Crimea's controversial referendum. :: MORE

Mar 11, 2014

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk Discusses Threat to Eastern Europe

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss "What's Russia's Ambition in Eastern Europe?" :: MORE

Feb 27, 2014

Nadia Diuk Interviewed on Recent Events in Ukraine

NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on the Diane Rehm show, PBS NewsHour, RTE Radio 1, and Sirius XM Radio to discuss recent events in Ukraine. :: MORE

Feb 21, 2014

Reagan-Fascell Fellow Sergii Leshchenko on The Diane Rehm Show

Reagan-Fascell Fellow Sergii Leshchenko was on The Diane Rehm Show on Friday, February 21. :: MORE

Feb 19, 2014

NED President Carl Gershman Honored on Lithuanian Independence Day

NED President Carl Gershman received the Lithuanian Diplomacy Star, the award of honour of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Feb. 18, 2014, in Washington, DC. :: MORE

Feb 19, 2014

National Endowment for Democracy Adds Four to Board of Directors

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has added four new members to its Board of Directors. Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations, Marne Levine of Facebook, Margaret Spellings of the George W. Bush Foundation, and Melanne Verveer of Georgetown University were elected at NED’s January 2014 board meeting. :: MORE

Feb 18, 2014

NED's Nadia Diuk on "Ukraine’s Self-Organizing Revolution"

NED's Nadia Diuk shed light on recent events in Ukraine with her recent article for World Affairs, "Euromaidan: Ukraine’s Self-Organizing Revolution:" :: MORE

Feb 3, 2014

NED's Miriam Lanskoy and Dylan Myles-Primakoff write in Foreign Policy on Sochi Olympics

 NED's Miriam Lanskoy and Dylan Myles-Primakoff write on "Sochi's Bitter Medicine" in Foreign Policy. :: MORE