These developments provide a timely reminder (after a nearly two-decade-long decline of freedom and democracy around the world) that people who live under, or are threatened by, authoritarian rule will take great risks for freedom — and that those who live in free societies may treasure their freedom more than we realized.
When it comes to regional position, a few short months can make a big difference. It's a lesson that Russia is learning the hard way.
Ignoring wiser counsel as well as his people, Germany’s chancellor is allowing Chinese control of key industries.
Is Europe finally waking up to the true nature of the Iranian regime?
Bolsonaro is the first incumbent president in Brazil’s 34-year modern democracy to lose re-election, and he previously alleged fraud in its voting system. Nevertheless, Lula’s victory will nourish a growing challenge for the United States.