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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2021
... constitutionality of legislation at any point in the lawmaking process and thereby derail undesirable reforms. Third, the constitution’s authors protected the armed forces. The 1980 constitution prohibited presidents from hiring, promoting, or firing senior military leaders. Those in power during the...
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Lanka China India civil war reconciliation transitional justice Tamils Buddhists Muslims Mahinda Rajapaksa democracy constitution debt trap 137 Sri Lanka s ethnoreligious divisions are bound to continue as long as the likes of Rajapaksa dominate the island s political scene. Sri...
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
...Alexis Dudden [A]n overwhelming majority of Japanese wants to ‘protect' the constitution—using the same word, mamore , that Abe and his supporters use to justify their desire for Japanese troops to fight. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2013
... democracy constitution Maoists monarchy caste ethnicity federalism 146 [T]he struggle for power between the Maoists and the traditional political par- ties has dominated much of Nepal s politics for the past seven years. Nepal s Constitutional Crisis aditya adhikari The ongoing constitutional...
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...