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Populism and Religious Nationalism in France and Indonesia

Religion appears to re-emerge in both French and Indonesian elections as a source of national identity to exclude those who do not share the heritage of the majority.

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

With the lack of a truly democratic government, a leader sympathising with the people and representing their interest might be the best Hong Kong can currently hope for.

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

Regardless the Greek referendum’s turnout, Greece will not be able to avoid another austerity plan that will hinder the country’s non-existent ascent to development.

Ethnic and Social Composition of Ukraine’s Regions and Voting Patterns

Ethnic and Social Composition of Ukraine’s Regions and Voting Patterns

Regional voting is the most characteristic feature of Ukrainian elections, but additional factors also affect voting preferences such as the social position of the voter.

Dilma’s Brazil

Dilma’s Brazil

Serious measures will have to be put in place if Brazil is to sustain its competitiveness and continue to be one of the engines of economic growth for the global economy.

Of Habermas and Hypocrisy: Discounting Nonviolence in Afghanistan’s Elections

Of Habermas and Hypocrisy: Discounting Nonviolence in Afghanistan’s Elections

The international community’s response rewarded the threat of violence, essentially derailing any hopes of achieving consolidated democracy in Afghanistan.

The Afghanistan Elections: Continuing the Strategic Cooptation of Women’s Rights

The Afghanistan Elections: Continuing the Strategic Cooptation of Women’s Rights

Afghan women have been used to uphold whatever narrative the United States seeks to circulate in order to further its objectives. The elections have been no different.

The Afghan Elections: An Afghan Awakening

The Afghan Elections: An Afghan Awakening

The recent Afghan elections represented an aspiration for peace among the population and it is time world leaders acted upon their commitments for this to be realised.

Review – Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

Review – Local and Global Dynamics of Peacebuilding

Cubitt’s analysis of post-conflict reconstruction in Sierra Leone offers a unique case study for the critical and empirical examination of liberal peace-making.

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Review – The Domestic Sources of European Foreign Policy

Serrano emphasises the importance of domestic politics in shaping policy decisions at the EU level, an influence that has not always been empirically justified.

The 2014 General Elections & Prospects for India’s Foreign Policy

The 2014 General Elections & Prospects for India’s Foreign Policy

India’s policy makers and strategists will rely on a revival of the economy to provide India with the basis for a more robust and proactive foreign policy.

Elections in Bangladesh: Political Conflict and the Problem of Credibility

Elections in Bangladesh: Political Conflict and the Problem of Credibility

The recent election in Bangladesh was accompanied with credibility issues and conflict, and comprehensive political dialogue will be necessary to break the political deadlock.

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