Daily Archives: May 7, 2010

May 7 2010

‘The President is dead, long live the acting President!’

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By Christian Kramer The uncertainty of Nigeria’s leadership is over: President Umaru Yar’Adua died yesterday. Elected in 2007 Yar’Adua was, in what observers claim to have been a flawed and rigged election, elevated to the top post in Nigeria. Already … Continue reading

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May 7 2010

Iran: Where The Power Lies

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By Kevork Oskanian Since the days of the Islamic Revolution, and certainly since the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, Iran’s clerical elite has included a variety of factions – broadly classified as reformist, pragmatist, conservative and radical. For a long time, … Continue reading

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