Posts Tagged: Constitution
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
Nepal, a strategically located country on the southern flank of the central Himalayas between India and China, has finally caught election fever.
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.
Tunisia's stagnant economy could also stagnate its democracy--the good news is Washington can actually help.
A new book on U.S. trade policy demonstrates that fast track is the wrong track.
The Burmese government has announced far-reaching reforms. Or are they reforms?
Evo Morales and his supporters have a plan to reform Bolivia, explains Laura Carlsen, and they'll stare down vested interests, international bankers, and even Washington if necessary.
The future of Myanmar may be decided not by monks or military but by minorities.
Japan is on the verge of abandoning its peace constitution. But Tokyo should think twice, for the sake of Japan, the region, and the world.