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Turkey’s Wag-the-Dog Election – Foreign Policy

Erdogan is fighting a military battle to win a political one. n June 24, Turkey will hold dual elections for both the presidency and the parliament. While still the favorite, current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing the greatest groundswell of opposition since his first election victory in 2002. …

The military still holds all the levers in Burma’s future

NEARLY two and half years after the historic victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma’s (Myanmar’s) general election, the optimism regarding its long road to becoming a stable, effective and inclusive democracy is beginning to wither away. On 28 March, 2018, Burma’s parliament elected U Win …