In: democracy

The wave of democracy in Africa: Analysis of the role of the African military in the democratization process by Ian Fleming
September 3, 2019

Samuel Huntington’s third wave of democratization might finally be sweeping through the African continent. Even though, Huntington identifies the third wave…

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France’s New Anti-Terrorism Law: What to Expect from It?
November 14, 2017

The French territory has been under the state of emergency since the end of 2015, being extended six times as the…

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Ghana, a consolidated Democracy? Reflections on the December 2016 Elections
January 30, 2017

In Africa, Ghana’s impressive democratic credentials make for a consolidated democracy. In most conceivable ways, the country continues to distinguish itself…

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Don’t Expect Populism To Disappear
November 8, 2016

It is undeniable that anti-politics sentiments are on the rise all over Europe and that these trends also mirror the equivalent…

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Egypt’s Transition towards Democracy: An Unhappy Ending or An Unfinished Story?
October 24, 2016

Guest post by Yasmine Mandour, Member of the IAPSS Student Research Committee on Human Rights and Gender Studies More than three…

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The second round of the 2016 Peruvian elections: new social behaviors with an old political heritage.
June 2, 2016

The upcoming second round of the Peruvian elections is being closely watched by many eyes worldwide. Not only because of its complexion…

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Change is Coming: Socialismo or Dutertismo?
May 26, 2016

The spectre of socialism is haunting the Philippines, or is it? A Filipino politician who claims to be a socialist just…

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Democratic standards and the role of international observers in Haiti’s elections.
April 5, 2016

Despite being the first country to have independently developed in Latin America – whose anniversary of 212 years of independence was…

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Why the United States Challenges Democracy
December 14, 2015

The term democracy is almost synonymous with the foreign policy of the United States. As American influence spreads across the…

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Like Oil and Water? Islam and Democracy in the Middle East
September 12, 2015

Author’s Note: This article was previously written in 2011 without a title during the height of the Arab Spring. At that…

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