Democratic Transition News
Nov 23, 2015
Asia Program Fellow Renaud Egreteau helps us recap Myanmar election results and speaks about the implications for Myanmar’s democracy moving forward.
Nov 13, 2015
"When it comes to the Middle East, giving up illusions is mandatory. As Secretary of State John Kerry prepares for another round of talks with Russia, Iran, and Europeans on Syria’s future, here are several illusions the Obama administration must abandon," writes Aaron David Miller.
Nov 04, 2015
Wilson Center Asia Program Fellow, Renaud Egreteau, provides a preview of the upcoming elections in post-junta Burma (Myanmar).
Sep 28, 2015
Testimony before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations
Jul 27, 2015
"After decades of living in a pariah nation, Iranians seem to crave normalcy—but on their own terms. Figuring out their relationship with the outside world is a big part of the transition," writes Robin Wright.
Jul 15, 2015
When a country moves from conflict to peace, the transitional period includes a desire for justice that can take many forms. Arnaud Kurze’s research project explores the creation of “alternative transitional justice spaces” in post-conflict contexts, particularly concentrating on the role of art and the impact of social movements to address human rights abuses. Drawing on the former Yugoslavia, post-Mubarak Egypt and post-authoritarian Tunisia, he scrutinizes the work of contemporary youth activists and artists to deal with the past and foster sociopolitical change. In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with Kurze about his findings
Jul 15, 2015
This infographic depicts the results of Mexico's midterm elections and is based on an Expert Take written by Veronica Ortiz O.
Jul 06, 2015
In this Expert Take, Veronica Ortiz O. discusses the results of Mexico's 2015 midterm elections.
Jun 12, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted about ongoing protests in Central America, their impact on potential U.S. aid, and the importance of foreign aid.
Jun 09, 2015
Halfway through the six-year term of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexico went to the polls on June 7 for its largest mid-term elections, renewing all 500 seats in the lower house of Congress and 17 state legislatures, as well as selecting new governors for nine states and mayors for hundreds of cities across the country.