Is there a playbook for defending democracy?

February 1, 2022

Democracy is a necessary condition for integral human development (IHD). In seeking the development of every person and the whole person, we must keep in […]

In The Media

Op-Ed: Rokita, Desantis-type comments on Chinese influence are politics. We need policy.

January 27, 2022

In an op-ed for Indy Star, Kyle Jaros, associate professor of global affairs, discusses US efforts to scrutinize communities’ engagement with organizations and individuals employed […]

Rising weapons spending and warped priorities

January 12, 2022

In December, the US House of Representatives approved a gargantuan military budget of more than $778 billion, a significant increase over what the Biden administration […]

In The Media

To end war in Afghanistan, Taliban demand Afghan president’s removal

August 12, 2021

David Cortright, director of the Keough School’s Global Policy Initiative, and Madhav Joshi, associate research professor, chart a path for a peace agreement in Afghanistan […]

A new day for Palestinian citizens of Israel?

July 13, 2021

The new Israeli government that was sworn in on June 13 is celebrating one month in office. It is the result of an unprecedented eclectic […]

How independent international courts can challenge the dismantling of democracy

June 3, 2021

In the past, authoritarian regimes presented themselves as an alternative to democracy. Today they mimic democracy, allowing their constituents to believe they are a part […]

In The Media

Beijing’s schadenfreude over the Capitol riots conceals deep anxiety

March 24, 2021

Associate Professor of Politics Joshua Eisenman analyzes China’s response to the Capitol Hill insurrection in an op-ed for Foreign Policy.  “China’s rhetoric reflects a deep-seated—if unspoken—anxiety […]