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Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
August 31, 2015
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
Do Sri Lankans have confidence in the process and practice of their democracy?
Sri Lanka's August Parliamentary Election, Seen Up Close
In Kazakhstan Election, Nazarbayev 'Crushes' Nominal Opposition
April 27, 2015
In Kazakhstan Election, Nazarbayev 'Crushes' Nominal Opposition
OSCE says voters were not offered a genuine choice in the election.
In Kazakhstan Election, Nazarbayev 'Crushes' Nominal Opposition
Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Views Don't Matter
August 16, 2014
Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Views Don't Matter
Hillary's Clinton may be a foreign policy hawk, but that won't matter in 2016.
Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Views Don't Matter
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
July 31, 2014
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
The ruling Saenuri party took 11 seats in the by-election, giving it a strong majority in the legislature.
South Korea’s Ruling Party Scores Big At Polls
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
January 17, 2013
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
Although voters in at least four ASEAN countries will go to the polls this year, don’t expect much change.
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
Political Jockeying Ahead of Malaysia's Elections
January 17, 2013
Political Jockeying Ahead of Malaysia's Elections
This month the government of Najib Razak broke with precedent by allowing the opposition to stage a rally as election season kicks into gear.
Political Jockeying Ahead of Malaysia's Elections
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
December 19, 2012
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
South Korea’s Presidential Election on Wednesday will turn on three factors, says Scott A. Snyder: which side unifies its base, demographics, and voter turnout.
South Korea’s Presidential Election: Formula for Victory
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
September 26, 2012
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
South Korea’s Presidential race takes an interesting turn.
South Korea's Three-Way Tussle
My Chinese Election Day
November 19, 2011
My Chinese Election Day
Having a chance to vote was great. But it would be even better if I knew something about who I was voting for.
My Chinese Election Day
Kan Needs to Attack LDP
February 22, 2011
Kan Needs to Attack LDP
Japan’s embattled prime minister should remind voters why they booted out the last lot.
Kan Needs to Attack LDP
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
January 26, 2011
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
A record number of by-elections in Malaysia is down largely to the disturbing number of deaths among politicians.
Politically, It’s Just Bad Luck
January 25, 2011
Power Before the People?
Japan’s problems didn’t begin with the DPJ. If elections are to mean anything, a party needs a fair crack at the whip.
Power Before the People?
Malaysia Gears Up for Early Poll
November 11, 2010
Malaysia Gears Up for Early Poll
Has recent UNMO success raised the likelihood that Prime Minister Najib Razak will call an early election?
Malaysia Gears Up for Early Poll
Media Falls Short on Burma
November 09, 2010
Media Falls Short on Burma
Some parts of the media refused to cover Burma’s election. Did they let the Burmese people down with their decision?
Media Falls Short on Burma
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
November 02, 2010
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
Why is Burma actually holding elections? It’s a question that’s been strangely overlooked. Here are some theories.
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
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