Henry E. Hale

Henry E. Hale is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective (2015). His research focuses on political regimes, ethnic politics, and public opinion, especially in post-Soviet countries.

July 2010, Volume 21, Issue 3

Ukraine: The Uses of Divided Power

The 2010 presidential election shows that Ukraine is both a surprisingly stable electoral democracy and a disturbingly corrupt one. The corruption, moreover, may have a lot to do with the stability.