Breaking Down Democracy: Goals, Strategies and Methods of Modern Authoritarians
Freedom House 15.6.2017

Expected decline in Arab democracy confirms unrealistic optimism

Democracy Digest 15.6.2017

Development and governance key to national security

Democracy Digest 13.6.2017

Competing and defending democratic interests in the new environment

Globsec 7.6.2017

Democracies must not fall for terrorism’s ‘strategy of provocation’
Democracy Digest 7.6.2017

‘Principled realism’ sacrificing human rights, democracy in ‘value-neutral transactions’?
Democracy Digest 25.5.2017

African democracy: supply and demand at a tipping point?
Democracy Digest 16.5.2017

Advancing democracy the antidote to populist wave – Condoleezza Rice
Democracy Digest 15.5.2017

What Trump’s foreign aid cuts would mean for global democracy
The Conversation 10.4.2017

How political populism has taken root
Democracy Digest 20.3.2017

Is this the end of America’s role as a defender of freedom?
The Washington Post 20.3.2017

What Africans think of elections
Democracy Digest 10.3.2017

The third counter-wave to democracy and liberalism. What’s next?
Democracy Digest 8.3.2017

Promoting democracy at home and abroad
Policy Options 7.3.2017

What Is a Populist?
The Atlantic 27.2.2017

Is populism the biggest menace to democracy?
Democracy Digest 27.2.2017

‘Historic decision’ in Nepal’s transition to democracy
Democracy Digest 22.2.2017

How democratic backsliding happens
Democracy Digest 21.2.2017

Democracy Promotion Is Smart Security Policy
The National Interest 16.2.2017

Why the rise of authoritarianism is a global catastrophe
The Washington Post 13.2.2017

Declining trust in government is denting democracy
The Economist 25.1.2017

Populism doesn’t cure corruption, says TI
Democracy Digest 25.1.2017

Dear Trump: Defending democracy is no vice
The Washington Post 17.1.2017

The Emergence of a Post-Fact World
Project Syndicate 12.1.2017

Democracies in a new global competition of ideas
Democracy Digest 6.1.2017

How to Support Democracy in the Arab World
Council on Foreign Relations 13.12.2016

Who will support democracy now?
Open Democracy 12.12.2016

No, people really aren’t turning away from democracy
The Washington Post 9.12.2016

It’s the Globalization, Stupid
Foreign Policy 6.12.2016

How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red’
The New York Times 29.11.2016

The End of Identity Liberalism
The New York Times 18.11.2016

Thinking harder: how we could do referendums differently
Democratic Audit UK 14.11.2016

Waves of Authoritarianism
History Today 9.11.2016

Repression without Borders: The Long Arm of Authoritarian Regimes
Democracy Digest 7.11.2016

NPR Special: Is Populism Undermining Western Democracy?
NPR Berlin 26.10.2016

What holds a democracy together – political parties, or the party system itself?
Democratic Audit UK 19.10.2016

It Could Happen Here
The Atlantic 19.10.2016

Next steps in the democracy argument
Open Democracy 18.10.2016

Votes Without Violence
Democracy Digest 23.9.2016

Jordan election a ‘small step toward democratic reform’
Democracy Digest 19.9.2016

Overlapping Effects of Autocracy and Conflict in Africa
Africa Center for Strategic Studies 15.9.2016

Trump, Erdoğan, Farage: The attractions of populism for politicians, the dangers for democracy
The Guardian 2.9.2016

Africa’s fragile democracies
The Economist 20.8.2016

The global democratic recession
The Financial Times 8.8.2016

What makes governments resistant to coups? Transparency with voters.
The Washington Post 5.8.2016

No nationalism, no democracy?
Democracy Digest 2.8.2016

The Long Road for Rising Democracies and Democracy Support
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 12.7.2016

First, They Came for the Experts
Foreign Policy 7.7.2016

Making democracy work in Central and Eastern Europe
Democracy Digest 30.6.2016

Peru rejected Keiko Fujimori, but most new democracies vote authoritarian parties back into office.
The Washington Post 16.6.2016

Africa’s Democratic Hurdles
Democracy Digest 9.6.2016

Tunisia: From Political Islam to Muslim Democracy?
Democracy Digest 9.6.2016

Western Paralysis and Retreat Threatens Democratic Progress
World Affairs Journal 1.6.2016

How Tunisia’s Ennahda party turned from its Islamist roots
The Washington Post 23.5.2016

What is the Arabic for democracy?
Democracy Digest 13.5.2016

Islam and democracy after the Arab Spring
Democracy Digest 22.4.2016

Non-Western Ideas for Democratic Renewal
Carnegie Europe 21.4.2016

Young Arabs reject ISIS, favor stability over democracy
Democracy Digest 12.4.2016

Are ‘democracy’ and ‘human rights’ Western colonial exports? No. Here’s why.
The Washington Post 2.4.2016

Europe Still Looking Backward at Its Southern Neighbors
Carnegie Europe 30.3.2016

Is global democracy in trouble? Or does it just feel like it?
Public Radio International 11.3.2016

Europe’s Illiberal Democracies
The New York Times 9.3.2016

Democracy in African countries: five myths explored
The Guardian 25.2.2016

Is the international liberal order dying? These five countries will decide
Brookings 17.2.2016

Fukuyama: ‘Putinism,’ Radical Islam No Alternative To Liberal Democracy
Radio Free Europe 1.2.2016

Freedom in the World 2016
Freedom House 27.1.2016

Look Homeward, Democracy Promoter
Foreign Policy 27.1.2016

Democracy Index 2015
Economist Intelligence Unit 22.1.2016

Free and fair elections attract investment, no matter who’s elected. Here’s why.
The Washington Post 8.1.2016

Getting to Democracy:
Lessons From Successful Transitions

Foreign Affairs 14.12.2015

‘Three Giant Steps’ for a New Birth of Freedom
Democracy Digest 10.12.2015

To Address a Turbulent Arab World, Start With Governance
Carnegie Endowment 3.12.2015

When China Gives Aid to African Governments, They Become More Violent
The Washington Post 2.12.2015

Is the EU Tackling the Root Causes of Middle Eastern Conflict?
Carnegie Europe 1.12.2015

Report: 75 Million Africans Paid Bribes in Past Year
Voice of America 1.12.2015

Dealing with Authoritarian Regimes: Challenges for a Value-based Foreign Policy
Heinrich Böll Stiftung 16.11.2015

How Do We Respond to Democracy’s ‘Rollback’ Crisis?
Devex 13.11.2015

Why Quotas Are Needed to Achieve Gender Equality
The Washington Post 10.11.2015

Democracy Promotion Is Failing. Here’s Why.
The Washington Post 9.11.2015

Africa’s Softer, Gentler Coups d’Etat
Foreign Policy 3.11.2015

Do We Need Elections in Africa?
Pambazuka News 28.10.2015

Understanding Corrupt Governments as Criminal Networks
Carnegie Endowment 27.10.2015

Civil Society Keeps Democratic Transitions on Track
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 19.10.2015

Here are five lessons for writing a constitution (see under: Africa) that can help prevent violence
The Washington Post 7.10.2015

Can non-Western democracy help to foster political transformation?
openDemocracy 5.10.2015

Democracy Still Holds Promise Globally, Though in Retreat for Now, Stanford Expert Says
Stanford 25.9.2015

Supporting Democracy in Closing Space
Devex 22.9.2015

Timeline: Democracy in Recession
The New York Times 15.9.2015

When Dictators Die
Foreign Policy 10.9.2015

In There ‘Non-Western Democracy’?
Democracy Digest 8.9.2015

The European Endowment for Democracy, Two Years On
Carnegie Europe 4.9.2015

Conflicting Objectives, Neglected Relationships, and Authoritarian Backlash: The Crisis of EU Democracy Promotion
Democracy Audit UK 2.9.2015

Crafting a New Constitution Doesn’t Necessarily Lead to Democracy – Here’s What Does
The Washington Post 19.8.2015

From Strong Men to Strong Institutions: An Assessment of Africa’s Transition Towards More Political Contestability
Brookings 4.8.2015

Democracy Is Good for Business
Freedom House 3.8.2015

Assessing the EU’s New Democracy and Human Rights Action Plan
Carnegie Europe 23.7.2015

How Do You Measure ‘Democracy’?
The Washington Post 23.6.2015

Nations in Transit 2015: Democracy on the Defensive in Europe and Eurasia
Freedom House 22.6.2015

Why Technology Hasn’t Delivered More Democracy
Foreign Policy 3.6.2015

African Presidents’ Dilemma: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
The Telegraph 26.5.2015

The New Dictators Rule by Velvet Fist
The New York Times 24.5.2015

Has the West Given up on Democracy?
Open Democracy 22.5.2015

Democracy Does Not Live by Tech Alone
Foreign Policy 12.5.2015

How (il)liberal States Promote Democracy and Autocracy
The Washington Post 28.4.2015

Does the Rise of the Middle Class Lock in Good Government in the Developing World?
Center for Global Development 28.4.2015

Democracy Versus Growth?
Project Syndicate 24.4.2015

The New Global Marketplace of Political Change
Carnegie Endowment 20.4.2015

Next Generation Democracy – No Fourth Wave
Democracy Digest 8.4.2015

The Surprising Benefits of Autocratic Elections
The Washington Post 2.4.2015

Share the Pork, Be President for Life
The New York Times 29.3.2015

How Democratic Institutions Are Making Dictatorships More Durable
The Washington Post 19.3.2015

Rebooting Democracy
Foreign Policy 16.3.2015

The Year in Elections, 2014
The Electoral Integrity Project, March 2015

Women in politics – achieving key milestones
International IDEA 6.3.2015

Democracy Is in Recession
The New York Times 18.2.2015

Choosing a President in a New Democracy: Lessons from Eastern and Central Europe
OUP Blog 15.2.2015

Press freedom suffers ‘drastic decline’ worldwide
Democracy Digest 12.2.2015

Asia at the crossroads
Open Democracy 2.2.2015

The Postmodern Autocrat’s Handbook
Bloomberg View 1.2.2015

Is Democracy in Decline? The Weight of Geopolitics
Brookings 1/2015

Democracy Is Good for Business
Bloomberg View 22.1.2015

The Challenges Facing Democracy Promotion in 2014 and Beyond
IFES 15.1.2015

Democracy Aid at 25: Time to Choose
Carnegie Endowment 13.1.2015

Is Democracy in Decline?
Democracy Digest 13.1.2015

People power: voters making a world of difference across the globe in 2015
The Guardian 8.1.2015

Democracy: Four Reasons to Be Optimistic in 2015
World Affairs Journal 2.1.2015

In 2014, people power took on the state in a battle for minds and streets
The Guardian 16.12.2014

Redefining Democracy to Undermine Democracy
Freedom House 5.12.2014

The University with a Laboratory for Democracy
BBC 3.12.2014

Arab Democracy Index finds ‘buds of democracy growing in region’
Democracy Digest 18.11.2014

New Report: U.S., Europe, Others Fall Short in Supporting Democracy
Freedom House 13.11.2014

Africa’s Democratic Transitions Under Construction: Some Lessons from Burkina Faso
Brookings 6.11.2014

Remember What They Died for on the Maidan
Foreign Policy 3.11.2014

Chasing Away the Democracy Blues
Foreign Policy 24.10.2014

Accountability, Transparency, Participation, and Inclusion: A New Development Consensus?
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 20.10.2014

Full Circle in the Middle East?
Carnegie Europe 16.10.2014

Youth Representation in Parliament Remains a Challenge to Democracy Despite Encouraging Trends
Inter-Parliamentary Union 10.10.2014

Will, Space, Capacity – Keys to Building Democratic Parties
Democracy Digest 9.10.2014

Africans Deserve Good Leaders Too
NAI Forum 3.10.2014

Triumph of Liberal Democracy ‘Far from Assured’
Democracy Digest 26.9.2014

International IDEA Secretary-General Brings Democracy and Development into Focus at UN
International IDEA 22.9.2014

Time for Realism on Building New Democracies?
Democracy Digest 17.9.2014

The Post-2015 Agenda: The Need for a Democratic Governance Perspective
International IDEA 11.9.2014

Funding of Political Parties and Election Campaigns: A handbook on political finance
International IDEA 1.9.2014

Development First, Democracy Later?
NAI Forum 26.8.2014

The Third Wave Peters Out
Foreign Policy 10.7.2014

EED Turns One Year Old
European Endowment for Democracy 10.7.2014

Why Do Parliaments Matter to Development Effectiveness
AWEPA 27.6.2014

Eurasia’s Rupture with Democracy
Democracy Digest 18.6.2014

Not the End of the “Arab Spring”, Is It?
Open Democracy 11.6.2014

Absence of Accountability Key Obstacle to Democratic Transitions in Middle East and North Africa
The Huffington Post 5.6.2014

Non-Western Roots of International Democracy Support
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 3.6.2014

Democratic Governance Matters for Sustainable Development
International IDEA 12.5.2014

Arab Countries in Transition: Support Inclusive Institutions
Brookings 12.5.2014

Democracy’s Deepening Recession
The Atlantic 2.5.2014

The State of Democracy Assistance
Transatlantic Academy 24.4.2014

Beware of the Pax Mafioso
Foreign Policy 15.4.2014

The Good, the Bad And the Ugly: Human Rights in the Transitioning Countries
Atlantic Council 2.4.2014

Shoring Up the Fragile State
Foreign Policy 1.4.2014

Democratizing Inequalities
Open Democracy 25.3.2014

From Transformation to Mediation: The Arab Spring Reframed
Carnegie Europe 20.3.2014

New Kid on the Block – Can the EU Prove a Success at Exporting Democracy?
Foreign Policy 11.2.2014

Women on the Rise in African Politics
Voice of America 8.2.2014

The Arab Spring Three Years on
Carnegie Europe 31.1.2014

Are Worries About Health of Democracy Overblown?
Democracy Digest 24.1.2014

Freedom in the World 2014
Freedom House 2014

Not Losing the Arab Awakening
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 21.1.2014

The EU and freedom of expression in the world
Index 13.1.2014

The Next Democratic Century
Democracy Digest 10.1.2014

2014 Elections to Watch
IFES 9.1.2014

Will the World Grow More Authoritarian in 2014?
The Atlantic 6.1.2014