Democracies across the West are vulnerable to foreign influence—and some are under attack.
It’s not about the rise of the far right. It’s about the collapse of both left and right.
Sometimes, it’s not with a coup, but with a vote.
And is Donald Trump one?
In 2016, Russia used the American system against itself.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee criticizes Donald Trump, and the leader and members of his own party, for mishandling a “grave danger” to the republic.
“Any action by a president, or any result of an election, or any legislation that has proven flawed can be corrected.”
International election observers assess the state of U.S. politics.
What happens if Donald Trump is defeated?
The upside of the endless presidential race
“One of you will not win this election,” the debate moderator told Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. What then?
One theory for why ISIS hasn’t gained traction in the world's largest Muslim-majority country
Where does Turkey go from here?
Critics claim British voters were unqualified to decide such a complicated issue. But democracy itself isn’t the problem.
The U.S. is pressing ahead with its opening to Cuba. What does that mean for democracy on the island?
The desire for theocracy in the Muslim world can be partly understood through the failures of Western secularism.
From Lord Latimer to Bill Clinton, impeachment has always been political. But how political is too political?
The campaign to name Britain’s research ship was a surprising success. But what’s next?
Why it’s so hard to know
Turkey’s leader was once imprisoned for reciting a poem. Now he wants to jail a German satirist for doing the same.
Is the British government’s response to a naming contest tyrannical? Or the very definition of the democratic process?