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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... This was the context in which Sirisena moved in October to withdraw from the national unity coalition, dismiss Wickremesinghe as prime min- ister, and appoint Rajapaksa to take his place. Sirisena also prorogued Parliament, which he is constitutionally empowered to do. But his deci- sion to reconvene...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Amanda Snellinger Nepal's new constitution was supposed to cap a momentous decade that saw the end of the monarchy and civil war. But identity politics and economic discontent have called national unity into question. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 224–228.
Published: 01 September 2015
... approved in any form during its nearly 70-year existence. Its famous antiwar clause, Article 9, amounts for many to a definition of national identity. Nonetheless, Abe has made clear his determination to reshape Japan s place in the world by reneging on this constitutionally guaran- teed, internationally...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2013
... he was urged to take over power was an indication of the extent to which politics had become unmoored from constitutionalism. A number of circumstances prevented the president from intervening in the political process. He could not secure the support of the army. The Indian government, which has...
Current History (2012) 111 (745): 181–186.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jacqueline M. Klopp [T]he country has bought a short amount of time in which to entrench the new constitution, wield it for reform, and battle ghosts of the past. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Jacqueline Klopp Kenya...
Current History (2001) 100 (646): 226–231.
Published: 01 May 2001
... leadership is not seeking democracy, then who is? © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Albert Zafy autocracy constitution democracy Didier Ratsiraka elections Madagascar referendum rural Third Republic 226 President Ratsiraka...