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18. Feb 2008

ELECTIONS IN PAKISTAN

InFocus, Pakistan

Stig Toft Madsen 

18 February 2008

For the last twelve months the telos of events in Pakistan have been the elections, postponed once, but now most likely to be held tomorrow on February 18th.

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13. Feb 2008

Timor Leste: ‘when the crisis is over…’

InFocus

Maj Nygaard-Christensen
PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Århus

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21. Jan 2008

Militancy and the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border

Afghanistan, InFocus, Pakistan

Nicklas Norling
Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Stockholm

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3. Jan 2008

Korea Now by Senior Researcher Geir Helgesen, NIAS

InFocus, Korea

Now ten years of active engagement between South and North Korea can be evaluated. Was it worth it? Is the relationship improving? Will North Korea dismantle its nuclear facilities and even give up any nuclear weapons it might possibly have in stock? Will the deals agreed upon by the outgoing South Korean administration and the […]

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30. Dec 2007

Endnu engang skete dét, der ikke måtte ske og ikke kunne ske

InFocus, Pakistan

Stig Toft Madsen
30. december 2007

Med attentatet på Benazir Bhutto den 27. december har det pakistanske politiske drama nået et foreløbigt klimaks. Dræbt på næsten samme sted som landets første ministerpræsident Liaqat Ali Khan, i samme by som hendes far blev hængt, nær den pakistanske hærs hovedkvarter, og tæt på landets hovedrige hovedstad, indskriver mordet på Benazir Bhutto sig i landets korte historie som endnu et tilbageslag for demokratiet og for den personlige sikkerhed.

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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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