Elections and Democracy in New Governments
Voters in Afghanistan and Ukraine embraced democracy. Iraqi insurgents call it an "evil principle." Almost everyone agrees it's a work in progress. We examine what it means when a nation moves toward democracy.
Samuel Issacharoff, law professor, Columbia University
Eric Bjornlund, founder, Democracy International; author, Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy
Thomas Carothers, director, Democracy and Rule of Law Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; author, Uncharted Journey: Promoting Democracy in the Middle East
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