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Erik Meyersson and Dani Rodrik

Turkey’s authoritarian turn is typically portrayed as a recent one, following on the heels of what are commonly described as significant democratic reforms in the last decade under Erdogan. With the latest turnaround blamed squarely on Erdogan, it is a relatively short jump from there to optimism about democracy’s prospects after him. But that view is incorrect.

Response, Mar/Apr 2014
Michael A. Cohen; Henry Farrell and Martha Finnemore

The Manning and Snowden leaks do shed light on U.S. foreign policy, sometimes in an unflattering way. But they certainly do not prove that Washington acts hypocritically.

Response, Mar/Apr 2014
Jarno Limnéll; Thomas Rid
Response, Jan/Feb 2014
Richard Katz
Natalia Antelava and Thomas de Waal

Will the Georgian president's legacy be defined by his achievements or his failures?

Tobias Harris

Noah Smith might be right that neoliberal reforms could rescue Japan's economy. But he's wrong about Abe's ability to try them. 

Response, Nov/Dec 2013
Harold Hongju Koh and Michael Doyle

Critics of international law sometimes claim it undermines democratic sovereignty. In reality, they are the ones ignoring constitutional history.

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