One of the most powerful achievements of the two-party system has been to effectively limit political competition in a nation still widely regarded as a democracy. These limits are enforced by law and procedure but are also the results of the strategy of Triangulation.
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Results of elections in Afghanistan are questionable. Hampered by intimidation by militia and insurgent groups, corruption and partisanship within the electoral administration, the prospects for fair elections hinge on the prospects for peace. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
All signs from government point to no solution for plague of Afghan corruption threatening progress
Decades of national tragedy and search for justice define one Afghan woman’s journey in politics
It was the 12th anniversary of Shock & Awe, the U. S. attack on Iraq on Saturday the 21st of March but, it’s been 24 years since the U.S. has been dropping bombs on the country of Iraq
U.S Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted at during a recent visit to Kabul on Saturday that the United States is open to changing its official plan of withdrawal from Afghanistan scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016
The United States military and NATO forces announced their roles in Afghan combat officially ended after a 13 year war which has become the longest war in American history
Explosion of culture and open discussion on Afghanistan mobile social media feeds social change
Explosion of media technology since 2001 has fed new generation of fast-growing nation creative and politically charged Afghan television dramas
Afghanistan election crises may be deepening as the two presidential candidates have broken off negotiations over disagreements. Both have now refused to concede accusing eachother of vote rigging and election fraud
Fury at Afghan election fraud brings huge protest to streets of Kabul