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🔮 Tired Argentinian politics give victory to far-right libertarian Milei

August 21, 2023

🔮 Populist governments as a threat from within the state

July 17, 2023

He said no! The meaningfulness of term-limit resilience in Senegal

July 13, 2023

Why the Mexican Congress is too weak to control the President

June 7, 2023

How Erdoğan masterminded electoral victory despite Turkey's economic crisis

May 25, 2023
May 17, 2023

Elections in Turkey: Erdoğan forced into electoral runoff

Massimo D'Angelo In the Turkish presidential elections of 14 May, no candidate secured 50% of the vote to secure outright victory. The election now goes to a runoff later this month. Massimo D’Angelo assesses whether a united opposition can, in the second round, defeat the incumbent President Erdoğan, who is seeking his third re-election Read more
May 12, 2023

Turkish foreign policy after the elections: a new dawn, or more of the same?

Senem Aydın-Düzgit As Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday 14 May, Senem Aydın-Düzgit considers the implications for Turkish foreign policy. If the opposition wins, it will focus on rebuilding trust with Western partners. If Erdoğan prevails, he will focus on regime survival Read more
January 20, 2023

The roots of political conflict in Peru

Alicia del Aguila As the political crisis in Peru worsens, Alicia del Aguila explores its roots. Key to understanding it are the political polarisation of recent years, tension between the Central and Southern Andes, and the historical marginalisation of indigenous people Read more
January 17, 2023

US presidentialism: no room for political deadlock

David Pimenta With the tiresome election of GOP leader Kevin McCarthy for the US House of Representatives, critics are tempted to condemn US democracy. However, writes David Pimenta, the quality of presidential systems of government depends on the separation of powers. It also depends on mutual control between a strong executive and empowered legislative assemblies that can overcome temporary deadlocks Read more
November 30, 2022

Tokayev consolidates power in Kazakhstan elections

Bakhytzhan Kurmanov In Kazakhstan’s recent presidential elections, incumbent President Tokayev won an overwhelming majority, further consolidating his rule. Tokayev preaches democratisation. Yet, as Bakhytzhan Kurmanov argues, the elections were hardly democratic, and the reforms he proposes may mask an intent to strengthen his own position rather than empower Kazakh citizens Read more

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