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The Triumph of the Indian Right: Reasons and Ramifications

In 2019, Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieved an overwhelming victory in India’s national election. It marked the second such election in a row that resulted in such a resounding triumph for the BJP, a Hindu nationalist party.

Asset Recovery of Grand Corruption: Lessons from Romania

This event is co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's Rule of Law Initiative

Romania continues to confront major hurdles in its struggle against deep-rooted, longstanding corruption.  In July 2019, for example, the Romanian parliament significantly weakened the country’s anti-money laundering laws, thereby making it easier to legalize the proceeds from corruption and other criminal activities.  Judge Camelia Bogdan will assess the main barriers to reforming Romania’s anti-money laundering legislation and fighting corruption in Romania.

Moldova's Unorthodox Coalition: The First 100 Days

Moldova's unexpected coalition government between the avowedly pro-European ACUM bloc and the pro-Russian Socialist Party, formed on June 8, has demonstrated a surprising degree of cohesion and purpose. Long-time U.S. Moldova experts William Hill and Lyndon Allin will examine the coalition's domestic programs, foreign policy activity, and near- and longer-term prospects for success.

Zelenskyy’s Government and the Challenge for Checks and Balances


The First 100 Days of the Zelenskyy Presidency


We are now one hundred days into the presidency of Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who won office by a historic margin despite a stunning lack of any political experience. What can we discern of his intentions?