The Kurdish Question in Turkey

Article
July 2000

One of the greatest obstacles to democratic consolidation in Turkey has been the country's treatment of its Kurdish citizens. The root of the problem lies in the very nature of the Turkish state, which confuses unity with uniformity.

Arabs and Democracy: Illusions of Change

Article
July 2000

Many observers regarded 1999 as a year of progress for democracy in the Arab world. There is reason to doubt, however, whether any meaningful change has really occurred.

Arabs and Democracy: A Record of Failure

Article
July 2000

Democracy is spreading everywhere except in the Arab world. Arab elections are an immense masquerade. Corrupt dictatorships seek to stifle freedom of thought and to control the flow of information.

Books in Review: Law and Injustice in Latin America

Article
July 2000

The (Un)Rule of Law and the Underprivileged in Latin America offers a harsh appraisal of the region's legal and justice systems.

The Judiciary and the Rule of Law

Article
January 2000

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