After 42 years of Muammar el-Qaddafi, it is now long overdue for the Libyan people to determine their own destiny.
Human rights standards may not be met in this trial, but the more essential purpose is to prove there’s no going back.
International attention to Turkey’s recent election reflects Ankara’s rising role not only in the Arab Spring but as a newly powerful democracy with broad regional influence.
The Wisconsin GOP is running real Republicans as fake Democrats in an official Democratic primary.
A new book of voices from Russia’s peace and democracy movements explodes Cold War myths about the Soviet Union’s collapse.
In Libya, the U.S. lead role in the military intervention has proved that its advertised intentions and actions clash with reality on the ground.
At the same time that the United States is praising democracy in the Middle East, it is helping to suppress it in Honduras.
The rule of law, the will of the people, and the results of the elections must be upheld in the Ivory Coast, says Emira Woods.
The wave of democratic movements in North Africa and the Middle East has swept away some persistent illusions about the Arab world.
Will activists in the Arab world bring about a new stage of democracy?
In 10 weeks of protests, Tunisians and Egyptians achieved for themselves what 10 years of bloodshed could not purchase for Pax Americana or its archenemy in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Croatian protesters, like their Middle Eastern counterparts, are challenging the rhetoric of stability and moderation as a vehicle for the entrenchment and enrichment of political elites.
Democracy Spring? The Great Neocon Refudiation?
Another autocratic U.S. ally in the Arab world faces a non-violent challenge.