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Four elections in one day

A summary of yesterday’s four elections, in Brazil, Ukraine, Tunisia and Uruguay.

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Some thoughts about “terrorism”

Terrorism everywhere, it seems: Ukraine, Iraq, Gaza. Or are we using the label as a substitute for serious thought?

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Death of a peacemaker

Eduard Shevardnadze, the last Soviet foreign minister, dies peacefully in retirement. His life is worth remembering.

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Kurds move closer still to statehood

With continued chaos in Iraq, the country’s Kurds find that independence may now be within their grasp.

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Blair, Iraq and Afghanistan

The successful conduct of an election in Afghanistan provides an interesting counterpoint to Tony Blair’s call for a new intervention in Iraq.

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Elections in doubtful countries

Kosovo and South Ossetia have both held parliamentary elections. In each case, the fundamental issue is their status as independent countries.

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A lacklustre victory for Egypt’s general

Egypt’s military ruler is confirmed as president, but despite his efforts the turnout shows a lack of voter enthusiasm.

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Belated election preview: Iraq

This week’s Iraqi parliamentary election will probably be just the start of an extended period of coalition-building, with incumbent Nouri al-Maliki seen to be strongly placed.

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End of the Arab Spring, part III: Syria

Syria is where the Arab Spring really came to grief, and its example is a powerful deterrent to other anti-government movements.

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End of the Arab Spring, part II: Egypt

Egypt’s presidential election looks like a foregone conclusion. It could all have been very different, and therefore so could the Arab Spring.

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