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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...Robertson.Because the military still controls important political decisions, says Toe Kyaw Hlaing, an independent political analyst in Myanmar, the NLD and other political parties have to cooperate with the military."But I think the NLD will...
Nation and World
With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political

...hotheads will get busier. They are greatly encouraged and their strength is rather strong," said Inder Malhotra, a political analyst and former editor of the Times of India newspaper. "One of the reasons this prime minister keeps quiet about it...
Nation and World
Taliban confirm death, choose successor

...clear if the latest developments had scuttled the peace process altogether or whether it was just a serious setback.Political analyst Ahmad Saeedi said the Taliban's statement could signal a total rejection of the talks."I'm pretty sure there...
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IS group loses key town on the Turkish border

...Islamic State group is weaker than it seems despite their earlier victories," said Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a political analyst who writes for The Jamestown Foundation, a U.S.-based research center.Analysts said the fall of Tal Abyad...
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Russian amnesty vote a cherry on Putin's year

...and in St. Petersburg before they were released on bail last month, pending an investigation.Sergei Markov, a political analyst close to the Kremlin, hailed the amnesty as an act of clemency, designed not for Pussy Riot and Greenpeace but for...
Syrian rebel groups break with exiled opposition

...big deal - especially if it develops into a more-structured alliance instead of just a joint position," said political analyst Aron Lund."It basically means that some of the biggest mainstream Islamist forces within the so-called FSA are...
Ready made fools for political ads

...interest group are prepared to spend enormous sums of money to influence the outcome of other races. And while political analysts believe Republicans will benefit most from the lack of transparency in campaign spending, blaming them for the deterioration...
Entertainment Briefs

...p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 15. The film collects interviews and lectures the political analyst gave after the events of Sept. 11, 2001. "Professor Chomsky succinctly lays out the post 9/11 geo-political...
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Nation watches Alaska's Senate race with the balance of power at stake

...opposition, received 88 percent of the vote. That an incumbent lost so many votes in the primary is a red flag, political analysts say. Murkowski's controversial appointment to the seat is a substantial drag on her campaign, said Carl Shepro...
Despite bipartisan rhetoric, Congress brings back pork

...You get the picture. "The gloves are off in Washington, and the hands are in the till," noted Kim Wallace, a political analyst for Lehman Brothers. This business as usual means the nation is far away from a responsible economic-stimulus...


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