“One person, one vote is not the only morally legitimate way to select leaders,” a political theorist says.
I fought for democracy in Russia. I didn’t expect the leaders of the so-called free world to undermine me.
It was nice to think the region’s uprisings weren’t about the United States, or didn't have to be. But in part they were, and they did.
The country has seen periods of turmoil before. But this time may be different.
The paradise many Cubans dream of is not in the infinity of the heavens, but a mere 90 miles across the sea.
What explains the outrage at Prime Minister Stephen Harper?
Inside Turkey’s revived war against the Kurds
“A conflict of eras is unfolding in Cuba—a collision between two countries.”
The agreement has divided Iranians into camps that could shape the future of the country.
70 years after its founding, the UN faces a world that looks nothing like it did in 1945.
Tunisia’s democratic success has generated a worrying byproduct: religious extremism.
The most worrying form of government spying isn’t the kind Edward Snowden exposed.
When pro-democracy protests failed, one Jordanian teen made a fateful decision: to fight for al-Qaeda.
The document is celebrated as the foundation for constitutional democracy. So why does it spend so much time on forests and fish traps?
To understand the conflict’s legacy, consider what might have been.
Can a political system be democratically legitimate without being democratic?
How I became Defendant 33—yet another casualty of the return to military rule
In 1991, Alan Sked founded an anti-EU party. Now he's horrified by what it's become.
President Nicolas Maduro's strategy of jailing political opponents has empowered a former kite-surfing champion.
The new movement to Africanize South Africa
Two generations after his grandfather fled mass slaughter, California-born Raffi Hovannisian returned to Armenia—and ran for president.