How to make sense of religion in foreign policy – secular orders and religious states
Events This is the first webinar in a two-part series on the intersections between religion and international politics. This webinar explores how to make sense of religion and the international order by looking at the United States, Iran and the European Union.
UI condemns Chinese sanctions on Björn Jerdén
It is with great concern that the board of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) has received information that Chinese authorities have imposed national sanctions on a researcher at the institute. The sanctions were announced as a response to the EU decision on sanctions for human rights violations in China.
American Politics: the State of American Democracy
American democracy has long been considered a role model, and its constitution served as inspiration and example for other state-builders. In recent years, however, there has been a decline in international democracy ratings, and democracy in the US is now deemed “flawed” and “substantially declining on the Liberal Democracy index” by the Economic Intelligence Unit and the V-Dem Institute.