State

We take particular note of political processes go from "bad" systems to democracy. But do political transitions really always have a positive influence?

Indonesia's 'Big Bang' Transformation

Indonesia: from authoritarianism to a full-fledged democracy

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Southeast Asia: A Laboratory for Transformation Research

Transformation Processes in Southeast-Asia

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The Rise of Religious Extremism in Pakistan

For Pakistan, the changing Middle East is both a challenge and an opportunity.

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Myanmar: The Next Economic Frontier in Asia

Major changes are currently taking place in Myanmar.

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The Long Path to a Civil Society – The Example of Russia

Twenty years of transformation have brought neither democracy nor a vital civil society to Russia.

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On the Eve of Putin's Third Term

One has to be careful when considering the prospects of Putin's third term in office.

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Where the Secret Service Is Still Called the KGB

This isn't the last dictatorship in Europe, it is the first one in the 21st century

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Frenetic Standstill

Turkey recovered rapidly from the economic and financial crisis and is now booming once more.

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