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News & Highlights

OCT 22, 2014

The Journal of Democracy em Portugues October 2014 is now available, thanks to Plataforma Democratica, a joint initiative of the Brazil-based Instituto Fernando Henrique Cardoso and the Centro Edelstein.  ::MORE

OCT 15, 2014

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Zin Mar Aung was featured in a recent interview by EuroNews as co-founder of the Yangon School of Political Science, which offers political science courses to develop more politically engaged citizens in Burma. ::MORE

OCT 8, 2014

"The Kremlin is focused on poisoning minds through an insidious mix of information designed to muddy the media waters and disorient international audiences" write Christopher Walker and Forum Research Council Member Robert Orttung in The Moscow Times. ::MORE

OCT 2, 2014

Journal of Democracy coeditor Larry Diamond writes about the significance of Hong Kong's peaceful protest movement for China's authoritarian government in an article published on Time.com. ::MORE

Oct 1, 2014

Anders Aslund describes how corruption continues to undermine Ukraine's potential for democratic reform in an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal, based on his essay published in the Journal of Democracy July 2014 issue. ::MORE

SEPT 30, 2014

Worth Reading highlights a symposium debating the role of political science in anticipating popular protests in the Middle East and North Africa, featured in the June 2014 Perspectives on Politics. ::MORE

Forum Publications

Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World

Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy

Journal of Democracy October 2014, "India's Watershed Vote"