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 Youth Activists Push for Political Accountability in The Democratic Republic of Congo

 Youth Activists Push for Political Accountability in The Democratic Republic of Congo

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National cynicism and foreign outcry overshadow Lebanese elections

National cynicism and foreign outcry overshadow Lebanese elections

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Voting on the Application of Justice in Colombia

Voting on the Application of Justice in Colombia

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Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections

Special report: The impact of Iraq’s 2018 parliamentary elections

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2018 Iranian Protests: A Second Revolution on the Way in Iran?

2018 Iranian Protests: A Second Revolution on the Way in Iran?

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Voting Against the Law of Corruption

Voting Against the Law of Corruption

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The Kyrgyz presidential elections: domestic and regional dynamics

The Kyrgyz presidential elections: domestic and regional dynamics

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The ‘Moon’ Drive: Fast, Furious, yet Deft

The ‘Moon’ Drive: Fast, Furious, yet Deft

Taking advantage of public trust in the new government, President Moon Jae-in wants to dissolve the corrupt and malfunctioning bureaucracy inherited from past military regimes’ strong statism.

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Iran’s Election Offers Voters Only a Rubber Stamp

Iran’s Election Offers Voters Only a Rubber Stamp

The Iranian president holds little real authority since the supreme leader remains the final authority on all matters of state.

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Despite a Neighborhood on Fire, Jordan Remains Stable

Despite a Neighborhood on Fire, Jordan Remains Stable

As the media focuses on the many crises in the Middle East, Jordan’s capacity to endure the instability next door is noteworthy.

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Chasing Mirages Across Somalia

Chasing Mirages Across Somalia

With Somalia's election around the corner, what criteria should be used to evaluate each candidate? Hint: not name recognition nor clan affiliation.

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Did Gül Really Mean What He Said?

Did Gül Really Mean What He Said?

In an interview, the former Turkish President said, “What happened [the coup attempt] was a crime that will ultimately fail because Turkey is not an African country and is not located in Latin America.”

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Challenging Brazil’s Democratic System May Make It Stronger

Challenging Brazil’s Democratic System May Make It Stronger

Rousseff's possible success in the Senate trial will only prolong the inevitable: a loss in the next presidential elections and the implosion of the PT.

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The Realism of Aung San Suu Kyi

The Realism of Aung San Suu Kyi

When oppositions win by significant margin, the tendency is for sweeping changes. The previous regime's leaders are investigated, arrested and prosecuted for corruption. Policies are thrown out the window and new constitutions are drafted. Myanmar has taken a different path.

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Netanyahu: Unwelcome But Undeterred

Netanyahu: Unwelcome But Undeterred

U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are at it again.

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