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How autocrats rig elections to stay in power – and get away with it

How autocrats rig elections to stay in power – and get away with it 24.4.2018 Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham and Brian Klaas, London School of Economics and Political Science If a government wants to be considered a respectable democracy on the world stage, it must pass a litmus test: holding multi-party elections. But while […]

The Trouble With Bangladesh’s Military Bangladesh’s military is more concerned with profit and power than defending the country. By Ryan Smith March 10, 2018        The armed forces account for 6 percent of Bangladesh’s annual budget, totaling $3.2 billion in the year 2017-2018, according to official statistics. Yet Bangladesh’s military has proved to be incapable […]

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