July 12, 2019
Dear Mr. President, Peace and blessings of Allah be unto you! I congratulate you for winning the elections and pray to Allah to help you...
Opinion
July 12, 2019
In my country’s first peaceful transition of power since independence from France in 1960, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani - a retired general and...
Opinion
May 1, 2017
We are days away from the second round of the French presidential elections between a banker candidate, Emmanuel Macron, who wants to rule...
blog
November 12, 2016
While President elect Donald Trump was giving his victory speech, my attention fell a few inches to his right onto the small, lily-white...
blog
February 25, 2016
Last week’s presidential elections in Uganda had a foregone conclusion: “Museveni again…” as one local television station summed it up,...
blog
November 8, 2015
More than 6 months ago, I had flirted here with the idea that come 2019, when India goes to vote in the world’s largest exercise of its...
videos
November 7, 2015
On November 8, Burma will vote in the first competitive election in a generation. Yet these polls have been widely described as flawed ,...
Opinion
October 30, 2015
Nearly two months after his surprising victory in the first round of Guatemala’s presidential elections, Jimmy Morales, a comedian-turned-...
Opinion
December 4, 2014
Bahrain, an absolute monarchy and a US-designated major no-NATO ally (MMNA), is nonetheless considered by the US government to be a...