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APR 20, 2015

A new issue of Worth Reading features three freely-available articles on the authoritarian resurgence and transitional justice from the Journal of Democracy April 2015 issue. ::MORE

Apr 17, 2015

Forum Executive Director Christopher Walker describes how and why authoritarian regimes around the world are increasingly imitating democracies in an op-ed published by the Washington Post. ::MORE

APR 2, 2015

“If Russia had become democratic, the world would look very different now.” Marc F. Plattner discusses Russia's political regime in an interview with Denis Volkov for the Insitute of Modern Russia. ::MORE

Mar 26, 2015

Christopher Walker discusses the declining influence of democratic media against the intensifying efforts by Russia and other authoritarian regimes to broadcast their propaganda abroad in an interview with the Lithuania Tribune. ::MORE

MAR 17, 2015

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Altay Goyushov writes about "The Crackdown in Azerbaijan" for OpenDemocracy. ::MORE

Forum Publications

Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World

Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy

Journal of Democracy January 2015, "Is Democracy in Decline?"