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Sand Castles and Quicksand

22 July 2002 Old arguments to excuse Central Asia’s flawed democracies no longer wash. Nor is the “war on terrorism” a good new excuse. It is time for louder condemnation. Central Asia’s regimes continue to call themselves democracies. This year has seen waves of peaceful calls for more democracy, a new push for greater freedoms. […]