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Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends

Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends

Kiev’s glorification of wartime Ukrainian nationalists threatens to turn away its Western allies — just when it needs them the most.

The Case for Outcast Media

The Case for Outcast Media

In authoritarian states, foreign-based media can be the best source of reliable information — as one exiled Azerbaijan news outlet proves.

What Rodrigo Duterte Is Giving Up

What Rodrigo Duterte Is Giving Up

The Philippine president is determined to forge closer ties with China — but at what cost?


The Good News From Brazil

The world may be watching the Olympic spectacle in Rio de Janeiro, but many Brazilians are following an entirely different drama. In May 2016, the ...

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Democracy Lab is Foreign Policy's home for coverage of transitions to democracy, published in partnership with the Legatum Institute. Democracy Lab also runs Transitions, a blog featuring on-the-ground coverage of transitioning countries.

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