January 9, 2018Somaliland
Recognition is on top of the agenda for the de facto independent state of Somaliland's new president, Muse Bihi Abdi. He is the third peacefully elected president since 2003.
December 8, 2017Southeast Asia
Over the past year, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling party have gone from simply repressing civil society and opposition parties to taking steps that are creating a fully authoritarian…
November 2, 2017United States
On Friday, President Donald J. Trump will start a two week trip that includes visits to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Recent resources from the Council on Foreign Relations…
October 10, 2017Cambodia
For decades, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, the longest-serving nonroyal ruler in Asia, has played a delicate political game. While using a wide range of tactics—co-option of opposition party lead…
September 26, 2017Southeast Asia
Democratic backsliding in Southeast Asia continues, extending a trend that has been at work in the region for more than a decade.