Hungarian democracy is backsliding at an alarming rate. Since Prime Minister Viktor Orbán came into power in 2010 — having served nearly a decade earlier — he began what he called an “illiberal democracy.” According to Foreign Affairs contributor Fareed ...

On Jan. 23, Burkinabe midfielder Ismahila Ouédraogo booked Burkina Faso a ticket to the African Cup of Nations Quarter Finals, netting the last penalty against favorite Gabon. However, the euphoria was short-lived.  About 1,500 km away from the stadium in ...

The 2022 French presidential election is currently at its most intense point. On April 24, the French voters will have the chance to decide their new president and what the next five years of their country will look like. Before ...

On March 9th, Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea’s former chief prosecutor, was elected as the next president in the country’s tightest presidential race yet. Yoon beat his opponent, Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party of Korea, by merely 0.08%. Leading up ...

Since President Vladimir Putin authorized “special military action” in Ukraine, most countries in the region were quick to condemn Russia’s actions. However, one major hold-out remains: Serbia. Russia and Serbia’s friendly relations date back to 1999 with the breakup of ...

Alexander Lukashenko, who bears the moniker “Europe’s Last Dictator,” is an invaluable piece in Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. It is from Lukashenko’s Belarus that Russian troops marched directly to the outskirts of Kyiv — liberal democracy’s easternmost European outpost. Only ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent invasion has forced Ukraine into the international spotlight, raising several questions about the names of Ukraine’s cities and the proper phrasing when referencing the country itself. In English, is the country’s capital “Kiev” or “Kyiv”? ...

On Feb. 24, President Vladimir Putin sent several thousand Russian troops on a “special military operation” into Ukraine to purportedly “demilitarize and denazify” the country, beginning one of Europe’s most shocking and troubling security crises of the last fifty years. ...

LOS ANGELES — Sitting in the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was ruminating on his thoughts. He tried sending troops to St George’s Island to help fight for its democracy. Unfortunately, his ...

LOS ANGELES — A raid by U.S. special operations forces in Syria on Feb. 3 resulted in the death of Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, leader of ISIS. Surrounded by troops at his home, al-Qurayshi refused to surrender and instead detonated ...