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A Big Election in Bosnia Brings More…Stasis

The nation votes but political change remains elusive

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Why Hong Kongers Are Protesting in Record Numbers

A dramatic turn of events in China and Hong Kong

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Why We Should Be Paying Attention to Elections in Burkina Faso

A bastion of regional stability may be in peril.

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An Unfree and Unfair Election in Azerbaijan

The EU is confused over how to categorize recent elections. Here’s a hint.

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A Bumpy Election, But Ghana Can Handle It

John Dramini Mahama, the incumbent, wins Ghana’s election amid allegations of fraud by the opposition. Here’s why this disagreement will likely turn out OK:

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Mali Asks ECOWAS For Military Support – Not An Intervention

Dioncounda Traore, the interim president of Mali, requests ECOWAS military assistance: logistics, training, equipment, aerial support – but no ground troops.

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