Twining Highlights America’s Role in Democracy Promotion in Deep Dish Podcast

The Case for America to Promote Democracy Abroad 

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Deep Dish Podcast

The breakdown of fledgling democracies in Iraq, Libya, and Afghanistan, the return of authoritarian leaders, and the resurgence of protesters in the streets all suggest that democracy promotion is a failed project. But the United States still has an essential role to play in promoting democratic institutions abroad, argue Ambassador Derek Mitchell and Daniel Twining. The presidents of the National Democratic Institute and the International Republican Institute join Deep Dish to explain why.

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