21. Dec 2007

Thailand: The art of (considering) the possible by Timo Kivimäki, NIAS

InFocus, Thailand

For more than 20 years, Southeast Asia has been a laboratory of military politics, democratization, and drastic political change. Stable but violent authoritarian military and civilian governments have had to step down abruptly (Suharto 1998; Marcos 1986, for example). The dominance of militaries has suddenly declined in many areas of protracted conflict (Aceh 2005 & […]

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29. Nov 2007

Musharraf lets in the lions” By Stig Toft Madsen

InFocus, Pakistan

Yesterday (November 26th) the Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidenske ran an article by Sten Jensen called “Musharraf slipper løverne ind” (“Musharraf lets in the lions”) about the triumphant return of Nawaz Sharif. How come Nawaz Sharif is associated with a lion?

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22. Oct 2007

A Note on the Return of Benazir Bhutto

InFocus, Pakistan

Stig Toft Madsen

October 22, 2007

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15. Oct 2007

17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China

China, InFocus

Introduction to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China

Comment by Jesper Schlæger

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8. Oct 2007

An Unpleasantry of Necessities

InFocus, Pakistan

By Stig Toft Madsen, Senior researcher at NIAS

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