Monthly Archives: June 2010

Jun 24 2010

Charting a known course in Colombia

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By Guy Burton Sunday’s second round election saw Juan Manuel Santos beat his rival, Antanas Mockus of the Green Party, by 69% to 27.5%. His primary commitments echo those of his predecessor and associate Alvaro Uribe: taking a hardline approach … Continue reading

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Jun 23 2010

Semana contra la Impunidad: week against impunity in Uruguay

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By Francesca Lessa Despite its long-standing experience with democracy, during the 1970s and 1980s Uruguay – like its neighbours in the Southern Cone – fell under the spell of military rule and political violence. Starting with Brazil in 1964, the … Continue reading

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Jun 20 2010

The Bigger Picture: Israel-Turkey Relations in Context

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By Guy Burton The fallout from the Gaza flotilla debacle at the end of May provides an opportunity to consider the relative positions of Israel and Turkey both regionally and globally. The furore has reinforced the image of Israel as … Continue reading

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