In Cambodia, democracy exists only in form. Liberal values, inculcated by the West, take second place to poverty alleviation and employment. Such priorities have affected its diplomatic allegiances while bilateral relations with India have not expanded
Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, returned to office for an unprecedented fourth term. With this victory, the fate of India’s two national political parties has changed, and the battles within and without will play out over next few months leading up to the national elections in 2014.
New Statesman republished Gateway House's Daniel Jacobius Morgan's article on the relationship between Islamism and democracy. He argues that Moderate Islamism should be seen as a means of institutionalising religious conservatism.