Serbia

Scholarly Publications

EU Rule of Law Promotion in Romania, Turkey and Serbia-Montenegro: Domestic Elites and Responsiveness to Differentiated External Influence

October 2004

The enlargement of the EU to Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) candidates, Turkish candidacy and the Stabilization and Association Process in the Balkans, provides researchers with...

When the Wave Hits a Shoal: The Internal and External Dimensions of Russia's Turn Away from Democracy

May 2006

When Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia in March 2000, the country bequeathed to him by his predecessor, Boris Yeltsin, was an unconsolidated, often disorderly and raucous electoral...

Defining and Domesticating the Electoral Model: A Comparison of Slovakia and Serbia

May 2006

The transitions to democracy in the postcommunist region over the past decade and one-half share a common dynamic, featuring the interaction between two sets of factors.

News

A Reshaped Role for the U.N.

October 2002

Michael A. McFaul - The United Nations and its Security Council have never been the ultimate authority in deciding issues of war and peace.

Afghanistan at Halftime

September 2005

In a recent op ed, CDDRL's J. Alexander Thier discusses Afghanistan's landmark September 2005 elections.

A Flawed Pragmatism

October 1998

In the West, Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov is often described as "wily," "pragmatic," and "a realist" who seeks to carve out a place for Russia as a major player in the global game of balance-of...

Events

Democracy Promotion and the Presidential Elections in Belarus

April 5, 2006

Trygve Olson is a political and public affairs professional who brings nearly twenty years of experience, working on five continents, to his profession.

Reverse Contagion: The Rise of the Authoritarian Internationale in the Former Soviet Union

November 8, 2006

Vitali Silitski received his PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University.

Waves and Troughs

April 28, 2006

In 2006, under the auspices of the Program on Democracy, CDDRL initiated a project called "Waves and Troughs of Post Communist Reform." The project is led jointly by Michael McFaul and Kathryn...

Projects

Transitions from Hybrid Regimes: External Influence and Domestic Constraints in Rule of Law Reforms

The Rule of Law is perhaps the key indicator of democratic consolidation and quality, yet its development has eluded many transitional states.
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