April 23, 2019South Africa
The African National Congress (ANC) has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid and the transition to “non-racial” democracy in 1994. It has won more than 60 percent of vote in every national election since, though its share of the vote has been steadily declining. In a country fractured by race in which blacks—about 80 percent of the population—are much poorer than whites—about 9 percent—race is the largest factor in voting behavior.
January 10, 2008Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe was hailed for his plan to demobilize the country’s paramilitaries, but observers warn the groups are reforming under a different guise.
February 4, 2019Election 2020
Someone had to be first. When it comes to the 2020 presidential campaign, that person is John Delaney. He’s certainly no Johnny-come-lately to the race. He declared his candidacy back on July 28, 201…
December 10, 2019United States
Samantha Power discusses her career in government, including her time at the United Nations and the National Security Council, and how it influenced her perspective on U.S. foreign policy and human r…
August 1, 2014Israel
Orit Bashkin examines the role of the radical Israeli left. Ali Mamouri, writing for Al-Monitor, explores why the Islamic State and other fundamentalist Salafi groups refuse to support Hamas. Filmm…