January 1995

Volume 6, Issue 1

Tyranny and Myth

A review of The Soviet Tragedy: A History of Socialism in Russia, 1917-1991, by Martin Malia and Modern Tyrants: The Power and Prevalence of Evil in Our Age, by Daniel Chirot.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: a speech by Secretary General of the Organization of American States César Gaviria-Trujillo, former president of Colombia; “Resolution on Democratization in the Asia-Pacific Region”; the inaugural address of Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León.

News and Notes

Chinese Dissidents Honored at RFK Awards Ceremony; NSF Report on Democratization; IPSA Research Committee Formed; Democratization Research Fellowships; Three Conferences Focus on the Americas.

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Botswana, Brazil, Macedonia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, São Tomé and Príncipe, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay.