Monthly Archives: May 2010

May 14 2010

Government and Opposition in Egypt: Authoritarianism, De-politicisation and Stagnation

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By Katerina Dalacoura The Egyptian regime is on the offensive. The BBC reported on 6 May that President Hosni Mubarak, 82, has emerged from months of illness and convalescence with a challenge to Egypt’s opposition: they should reveal specific policy … Continue reading

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May 10 2010

Honduras: the international impact of last year’s coup

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By Guy Burton The opposition of several Latin American leaders against the attendance of the Honduran leader, Porfirio Lobo, at the upcoming EU-Latin America summit in Madrid later this month highlights the continuing fallout from the coup in Honduras last … Continue reading

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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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