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Posted inCaucasus, Central Asia, Regions

Lessons in How to Steal Elections

Don’t expect a Georgian-style revolution in Central Asia–or the West to pay more than lip service to promoting democracy by David Lewis OSH, Kyrgyzstan–The two recent elections in the Caucasus should give food for thought for Central Asia’s autocrats. In the first instance, Azeri President Heidar Aliev passed power to his son, Ilham, with only […]