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Military Dictatorship

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Zaheen Fatima | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Zaheen Fatima

We live within the same borders as these unlucky people, perhaps even a few kilometers away from their hell on earth, but as we cross over to the better half of our country, we easily forget the turmoil our personalized war on terror has caused to millions.

An Epic Uprising

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

The Polytechnic generation may be charged with many missteps, however, no one can diminish its role in fighting for citizens' rights. And, Greece may well still collapse under the weight of its debt crisis, but I am utterly convinced that this generation, in tandem with those that will follow its efforts, will see the country through to recovery.

One Mother's 'Dirty War'

Jim Calio | Posted 06.05.2013 | World
Jim Calio

It was not unusual in those days for the children of the "disappeared" to be taken by members of the junta and passed off as their own. It was theft of human beings, and it was grotesque.

Quest for Bona Fide Democracy: Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

Aung San Suu Kyi's release is no trivial event. Her new found freedom is not only a testament to her resilience, but also to the enduring strength of the democratic movement in Burma.

Reynaldo Bignone, Argentina's Last Dictator, Gets 25 Years In Jail

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's last dictator was convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday for kidnappings and torture during...

A Tale of Two amendments -- What the 18th Amendment Means for the People and Politicians of Pakistan

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

The 18th amendment was a watershed in Pakistan. Politicians who were democratically elected put aside bickering to pass a comprehensive set of changes that hark back to the spirit of 1973.

US-Pakistan Negotiations Leave Out Pakistani People

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Mull

The whole Strategic Dialogue is a farce. We're not accomplishing any of our national security goals in the AfPak region, we're actually making our problems worse!

Clinton: 'Iran Is Moving Toward A Military Dictatorship'

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday Iran is sliding into a military dictatorship, a new assessment...

Gore Vidal: We'll Have A Dictatorship Soon In The US

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last year he famously switched allegiance from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama during the Democratic nomination process for president. Now, he reveals...