Why Protests Threaten Dictatorships but Make Democracies Stronger
Democracies have greater legitimacy because citizens largely support the system and its institutions. Dictatorships rely on performance—and they fail when they don’t produce results.
How to Rethink the Teaching of International Relations
As universities struggle to respond to the ongoing pandemic, here’s what they should focus on.
The Dangers of Giving the Common Man a Say
When politics stop making sense, political elites have to turn to the public — even when it’s a bad idea.
I Changed My Mind…
The piece about Bill Clinton I wish I could take back, and nine other things about which I no longer hold the same opinion.
Iggy Azalea Loves Francis Fukuyama. No, Really.
The Australian rapper reveals she's reading Fukyama's "The Origins of Political Order."
The Top 10 Questions About the World’s Biggest Problems
Will anyone ever outfox Putin? Why are we still using old solutions to solve the same old Middle East Problems? And where exactly are we going in Afghanistan?
Will the World Cup Actually Help Brazil to Solve Its Problems?
If it does, don’t thank FIFA -- thank the protestors.