November 3, 2010
Myanmar’s military junta made sure the country’s first elections in twenty years will favor the regime, but the polls still offer prospects for independent, civilian voices to emerge, says CFR’s Josh…
October 18, 2010
Nigerian President Jonathan’s mishandling of the aftermath of a lethal car-bomb incident could spell heightened regional tensions in the lead-up to elections early next year, says CFR’S John Campbell.
June 9, 2011
Thailand’s general elections in July could mark a crucial step toward reconciliation but are likely to fuel further resentments that have roiled the country and eroded regional stability, says CFR’s …
May 15, 2013
A state of emergency in Nigeria’s northeast signals that Islamist violence and the government’s brutal response have rendered the region ungovernable, says CFR’s John Campbell.
May 31, 2013
In this chapter preview from Pathways to Freedom: Political and Economic Lessons From Democratic Transitions, Carlos Pio analyzes Brazil’s transition from military rule to democracy and from economic…
January 13, 2016
The spotlight is on Nigeria’s new president as he tries to tackle a vicious insurgency and steep economic problems but the crucial actors in trying to stabilize Africa’s most populous country are at …
November 16, 2016
President Park Geun-hye’s scandal has intensified the need for constitutional revisions that would enable South Korea to better manage leadership crises, writes CFR’s Scott Snyder.
May 8, 2017
As tensions in Northeast Asia grow over Pyongyang’s nuclear pursuits, collective action is the only way to bring stability to the region.
May 4, 2017
South Korea’s tumultuous political season culminates in a May 9 presidential election, with front-runner Moon Jae-in favoring a softer stance toward North Korea.
December 20, 2017
The Trump administration’s approach to ten critical global summits in the year ahead will show whether its pullback from multilateralism in 2017 was an aberration or the start of a new normal.