Latin America v. Citizens United

What Brazil and the rest of Latin America can teach the United States about keeping unregulated donations out of elections.


The Two Faces of Modern Iran

Massoumeh Ebtekar and Hossein Sheikholeslam both were radical Islamist students who took part in the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Over three decades later, they’re political rivals battling to define the future of the Islamic Republic.


Playing for Time and Ultimate Power in Kabila’s Congo

With elections coming soon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s two-term president is playing a dangerous game to win a third.


Central Asia’s Island of Democracy is Sinking

Next week’s elections lay bare the failure of Kyrgyzstan’s revolutionary dream.

Shadow Government

Is Argentina’s Presidential Frontrunner the Next Hero of Latin America’s Left?

Daniel Scioli, who won the most votes on Aug. 10 in the first round of Argentina’s presidential primaries, is the apparent favorite of Latin America’s ...

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