Posts tagged Elections

Video: Foreign Investment and Indonesia’s ‘Big Messy Democracy’

Control Risk Group’s Dane Chamorro discusses the upcoming presidential election in Indonesia and its potential effect on foreign investment in the world’s third-largest democracy.

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India Election: Deciphering the Foreign Policies of BJP and Congress
Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society’s India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India’s major political parties tells us about their approach to international relations.
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India Election: Deciphering the Foreign Policies of BJP and Congress

Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society’s India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India’s major political parties tells us about their approach to international relations.

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Photos: A Glimpse of Afghanistan on the Eve of a Historic Election

In pictures: Afghanistan gears up for its third presidential election since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Incumbent Hamid Karzai, who has held office since 2004, will step down to make room for a new head of state.

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Afghanistan Literally Can’t Afford to Hold an Election That Isn’t Free and Fair
Because a key condition for the continuation of international aid to Afghanistan is a comprehensive, transparent and credible vote, Saturday’s election takes on even greater importance.
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Afghanistan Literally Can’t Afford to Hold an Election That Isn’t Free and Fair

Because a key condition for the continuation of international aid to Afghanistan is a comprehensive, transparent and credible vote, Saturday’s election takes on even greater importance.

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What Do Afghanistan’s ‘Generation America’ Think of Their Country’s Future?
Foreign soldiers may be heading home, and several international organizations are fleeing the pre-election violence, but there’s no shortage of hope and optimism among Afghanistan’s young people.
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What Do Afghanistan’s ‘Generation America’ Think of Their Country’s Future?

Foreign soldiers may be heading home, and several international organizations are fleeing the pre-election violence, but there’s no shortage of hope and optimism among Afghanistan’s young people.

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Yes, the Afghanistan Election is Important — But So is the Day After
A member of Asia Society’s Afghanistan Young Leaders Initiative reminds readers that Afghanistan’s April 5 election is “only a means to an end — a stable, peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous Afghanistan.”
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Yes, the Afghanistan Election is Important — But So is the Day After

A member of Asia Society’s Afghanistan Young Leaders Initiative reminds readers that Afghanistan’s April 5 election is “only a means to an end — a stable, peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous Afghanistan.”

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Asia 21 Young Leaders Help Make History at Afghanistan Presidential Debate
Afghanistan’s first-ever presidential debate was televised by Tolo News, which is headed by two executives with Asia Society ties.
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Asia 21 Young Leaders Help Make History at Afghanistan Presidential Debate

Afghanistan’s first-ever presidential debate was televised by Tolo News, which is headed by two executives with Asia Society ties.

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Interview: Gurcharan Das on Dharma, Capitalism and India’s ‘Robber Baron’ Phase
The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India’s future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.
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Interview: Gurcharan Das on Dharma, Capitalism and India’s ‘Robber Baron’ Phase

The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India’s future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.

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History in the (Re)making as Nawaz Sharif Set to Become Pakistan’s Prime Minister
Given a choice between Khan’s promise of “change” and Sharif’s presumably safer bet of “experience,” writes M. Bilal Lakhani, Pakistani voters have leaned heavily towards experience.
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History in the (Re)making as Nawaz Sharif Set to Become Pakistan’s Prime Minister

Given a choice between Khan’s promise of “change” and Sharif’s presumably safer bet of “experience,” writes M. Bilal Lakhani, Pakistani voters have leaned heavily towards experience.

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Video: Election Ushers in ‘New Model’ of Democracy for Pakistan

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas tells CNN that although Nawaz Sharif won the prime ministership for the third time in his career, the election showed progress in Pakistan’s democratic system.

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