All posts in: Governance

Governed and ungoverned spaces

Somali pirates seizing ships on the high seas and militias driving hundreds of thousands from their homes in the Congo are prime examples of what happens when there is too little government to manage even basic control of a country. FutureAtlas has ...

Is democracy inevitable?

The Atlantic recently asked its panel of 40 foreign policy experts about prospects for democracy, publishing the results in March. One question–do you believe the proliferation of democratic government is inevitable in the long ...