Articles

Winter 1990, Volume 1, Issue 1

The Struggle Against Noriega

Over the past several years, the world has come to see the crisis in Panama mainly as a confrontation between the United States and Panama's military strongman, General Manuel Antonio Noriega. But this perception – reinforced lately by press reports on last October's failed coup attempt – is badly mistaken.

The Kremlin Emboldened: Paradoxes of Decline

The Russian system of personalized power is growing ever more dependent on the same strategies that proved useless in sustaining the USSR. While the system still has the potential to limp along, its survival tactics render the it progressively more dysfunctional. Among the circumstances weighing against the system’s survival are the unintended yet logical consequences…

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from the inaugural address of newly elected Argentine president Mauricio Macri. Excerpts from comments to the media made by the DPP's Tsai Ing-wen upon learning she had won Taiwan's presidential election. Excerpts from a communiqué produced at a February conference of governance experts and former Latin American heads of state, organized by Forum 2000 and the Arias Foundation.