In the name of democracy, it is now possible to burn, to launch sex scandals and to kill people to establish regimes – the like in Iraq and Afghanistan – when the US too want to pursue a maddening concept that seems to be in rejection in many parts of the world.
The charred shells of two Soviet-style buildings rising from the center of this capital stand as a warning of the dangers of mixing vodka with voter frustration. Video’s of intimidation and election fraud in
Now, with an election in dispute,
Things have changed in
In Malaysia, the democratic process took place in March this year with the ruling coalition the Barisan National (BN) taking a beating, shocking its leaders with the opposition taking 5 states and thinning the BN’s usual 2/3rd majority in Parliament. The impact of this drastic cut in the powers of the government has resulted in a massive public spat between government and opposition leaders. Sex accusations and statutory declarations are flying across the board at warp speed and it appears there will be no end to this in the short term.
Lee Kuan Yew recently said that in a very open democratic system, there were the risks that a weak opposition come to power and ruins the advancement achieved by a responsible government. He clearly said that
Erdogan’s party is facing disbandment while police arrested at least two influential army generals on suspicion of staging a coup against the ruling government. A court case is the latest faceoff between Islamist- leaning groups and secularists that stretches back to the end of World War II. A defeat for Erdogan, 54, would put
Written by Kazi Mahmood
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