In Egypt, authoritarian society dies hard.
Which current African leader has led his country the longest?
The Republic of Georgia offers an object lesson on the dangers of an out-of-control security apparatus.
Is the EU still instrumental to Turkey’s modernization?
Despite its growing economic and political power on the global stage, why doesn’t China want the world to view it as a model?
What flaws do conservative Chinese thinkers see in Western democracy compared with their own system?
What drives Vladimir Putin, what dogs him — and what role will he play in the Russian state of the future?
How are autocrats from Russia to Pakistan using the media to perpetuate their hold on power?