January 1995

Volume 6, Issue 1

Tyranny and Myth

A review of The Soviet Tragedy: A History of Socialism in Russia, 1917-1991, by Martin Malia and Modern Tyrants: The Power and Prevalence of Evil in Our Age, by Daniel Chirot.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: a speech by Secretary General of the Organization of American States César Gaviria-Trujillo, former president of Colombia; “Resolution on Democratization in the Asia-Pacific Region”; the inaugural address of Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León.

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Botswana, Brazil, Macedonia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, São Tomé and Príncipe, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay.