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All Posts Tagged With: "democracy"

Hell of a Nation: Essay: Afghan-Style Democracy?

As Afghanistan prepares for its first-ever direct presidential elections on October 9, 2004, international actors should strive for the best but not be too disappointed at shortcomings and difficulties. Neither this election, nor the elections to the lower house of parliament, tentatively scheduled for April 2005, will make Afghanistan a fully functioning democracy.

Sep 9th, 2004 | Comments

Sahara Marathon: Essay: Sahara Refugees Form a Progressive Society

The Sahrawi women are among the most liberated of the Muslim world, and their status is characteristic of the well- organized, egalitarian society that has developed in the refugee camps over the past three decades.

Aug 19th, 2004 | Comments
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