Larry Diamond

Saving Democracy—Realistically

Yes, we disdain the Electoral College. In the meantime, there are more realistic ways to unlock our democratic Gordian Knot.

End Foreign Aid As We Know It

After more than four decades and $500 billion in international aid, much of Africa remains as poor, if not worse off, than it was at independence. The same is true around the world: Aid flows profusely to governments with little...

Pursue a New Freedom Agenda

The fundamental challenge that will confront the United States after a troop drawdown in Iraq will be the same one that prompted many to clamor for the invasion in the first place: defusing the threat of radical Islamist terrorism...