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  • reforms
  • The government made some reforms in line with these recommendations, such as prohibiting the NIA from detaining persons, and the NIA complied with this prohibition. (state.gov)
  • The U.S.-Japan alliance that anchored Japan's postwar foreign policy was not immune to these domestic political reforms. (ciaonet.org)
  • If the new government does not launch sweeping reforms now, many people believe China's economy is heading for the ruins. (cnn.com)
  • The big question for the upcoming meeting -- officially called the third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist party of China -- is how hard Xi will push for reforms. (cnn.com)
  • But it is also possible that Beijing will continue to drag its feet, and wait for a real crisis before pushing reforms through the party apparatus. (cnn.com)
  • decades
  • After serving on the New York State Board of Regents for 23 years, though, Meyer seemed ready to conclude a political career that had spanned four decades. (yaledailynews.com)
  • Just as "it takes two to tango," it has taken two political parties working in tandem over the last few decades in the United States to produce the vast majority of major federal environmental laws. (eponline.com)
  • The rise of the suburbs in recent decades has created a pragmatic brand of politics that relies little on party labels and heavily on delivering well-tailored messages door-to-door. (washingtonpost.com)
  • So also with secretaries of state and defense, at least until the last few decades, when these offices have usually been held by nonpoliticians (who, of course, are bound to the president's political positions). (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1971
  • Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, 1971, (5) United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. (umich.edu)
  • 1979
  • Between 250,000 and two million of Cambodia's seven million people died through disease, overwork, starvation, or execution under the Khmer Rouge before Vietnamese forces toppled the regime and installed a new Communist government in 1979. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Prime Minister Hun Sen, who first entered government as part of the Vietnamese-backed regime in 1979, has long dominated Cambodian politics. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Unity
  • The ruling UNIR (Unity) party, formerly the RPT (Rally of the Togolese People) party, dominated politics and maintained firm control over all levels of the highly centralized government. (state.gov)
  • The unicameral parliament (also called the National Assembly ) is dominated by a coalition, called "Unity" (Miasnutyun), between the Republican and Peoples Parties and the Agro-Technical Peoples Union, aided by numerous independents. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new party, the Republic Party , is headed by ex-Prime Minister Aram Sargsyan , brother of Vazgen Sargsyan , and has become the primary voice of the opposition, which also includes the Armenian Communist Party , the National Unity party of Artashes Geghamyan , and elements of the former Ter-Petrosyan government. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT PUBLISHED A DOSSIER on 24 September 2002 setting out its claims regarding Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). (ciaonet.org)
  • democracies
  • At the same time, Russia, in stunning displays of hubris and hostility, interfered in the political processes of the United States and other democracies, escalated its military support for the Assad dictatorship in Syria, and solidified its illegal occupation of Ukrainian territory. (globalsecurity.org)
  • In Western democracies it is held that parties and their positions affect how politicians choose to make public expenditure and investment. (cambridge.org)
  • Republican
  • But that's the way the Republican Party operates here locally. (liherald.com)
  • And Republican Gov. James S. Gilmore III, who is from suburban Richmond, overcame his reluctance to spend money when he proposed pumping $2.5 billion into transportation improvements. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The ambassador was not claiming that McKinley had chosen war to help the Republican Party, although it was widely believed that the president would have suffered politically if he had not requested a declaration of hostilities against Spain. (encyclopedia.com)
  • election
  • How will the results of the 2006 election and change of political leadership affect U.S. environmental policy in the next few years? (eponline.com)
  • Counterintuitive findings - that election timing and political factors play a strong role in the subnational states, and that party competition increases investment in education - are explained by highlighting the role economic and political uncertainty plays in politicians' choices. (cambridge.org)
  • Building a 'Polanyi' argument enhanced by a supply-side mechanism highlights the importance of compensation and insurance and the imperatives of political stability for subnational politicians, who attempt to maximize re-election chances in an uncertain environment. (cambridge.org)
  • If the blue camp's "old revolutionaries" are still in charge after next year's presidential election -- whether it wins back power or not -- the blue camp will not only become a political alliance that has no future, but also be destined to become passe. (taipeitimes.com)
  • opposition
  • His Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has used its control of the National Assembly as well as the military, courts, and police to remove and outmaneuver any opposition. (freedomhouse.org)
  • For example, after forming a coalition government with the royalist party, known as Funcinpec after its French acronym, in 2004, Hun Sen and the CPP turned to attack opposition leader Sam Rainsy and his eponymous party. (freedomhouse.org)
  • A history of opposition politics and a highly politicized resource allocation system further made cooperation between the two particularly difficult. (springer.com)
  • Following the assassination in Parliament of Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan and parliament Speaker Karen Demirchyan and six other officials, on 27 October 1999, a period of political instability ensued during which an opposition headed by elements of the former Armenian National Movement government attempted unsuccessfully to force Kocharyan to resign. (wikipedia.org)
  • Observers noted, though, that opposition parties and candidates have been able to mount credible campaigns and proper polling procedures have been generally followed. (wikipedia.org)
  • But looking back at the blue camp, most party leaders belong to the pre-baby boom generation, and most opposition legislators and councilors belong to the baby boom generation. (taipeitimes.com)
  • sectors
  • For example, instead of breaking up the state-owned monopolies in the finance and telecom sectors, the government could make it easier for foreign companies to set up in China, boosting the number of players in the market. (cnn.com)
  • legislators
  • To stop Rainsy's criticism of government corruption and abuses, the CPP-dominated National Assembly stripped him and fellow Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) legislators of their parliamentary immunity in 2005. (freedomhouse.org)
  • It is argued that legislators establish contacts with both political friends and enemies, and that they use the information they receive from these contacts to increase their confidence in their own policy positions. (cambridge.org)
  • thus
  • Jihadi violence in Mauritania is thus circumscribed by firm state control and conventional military counterterrorism, leavened with tactical permissiveness toward jihadi media and "soft" measures such as clerical intercession with imprisoned jihadists. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • science
  • Barbara A. Bardes is professor emerita of political science at the University of Cincinnati. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • She served as a faculty member in political science and dean of Mundelein College at Loyola University of Chicago. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • She returned to the political science department where she held the position of graduate director before retiring. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Mack C. Shelley, II is a professor of political science and statistics at Iowa State University. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • After receiving his bachelor's degree from American University in Washington, DC, he went on to graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received a master's degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Steffen W. Schmidt is a professor of political science at Iowa State University. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • He is a pioneer in the use of web-based and real-time video courses and is a member of the American Political Science Association's section on Computers and Multimedia. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • It's evidence of how much the suburban agenda now dominates Virginia politics," said Robert Holsworth, a political science professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University and Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, respectively. (cambridge.org)
  • responsibilities
  • The paper observed that the alliance formed between the federal, Lagos and Ogun state governments to mobilize public funds quickly unraveled largely due to disputes traceable to the apportioning of fiscal and political responsibilities and the distribution of functions between the different tiers of government. (springer.com)
  • 5. This imposes immense political responsibilities on the SEP and all of its members. (socialequality.com)
  • politicians
  • No matter which party wins on Nov. 2, the legislature will be filled by politicians who rank education as their top priority and pay attention to suburban concerns about transportation, taxes and the environment. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Could these individuals, being practical party politicians, be expected to forget domestic politics when they weigh foreign policy alternatives? (encyclopedia.com)
  • As the Hay example illustrates, politicians often have had particular and deeply felt ideas about international matters, ideas that their party (or a large segment of their party) have shared or endorsed. (encyclopedia.com)
  • foreign
  • and looser controls on foreign investment . (cnn.com)
  • Bardes has written articles on public and foreign policy, and women and politics. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • The political benefits of the use of force were measured and compared to the benefits of other dramatic foreign policy activities. (mit.edu)
  • Rather, his comments on the connection between party politics and foreign policy came from the highest level of American officialdom. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If anything, John Hay represents less than the usual identification of domestic politics with U.S. foreign relations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the words of the historian Fred Harvey Harrington, "Success in American foreign policy, like success on domestic issues, requires continuing success in domestic politics. (encyclopedia.com)
  • partly
  • According to government sources, Mauritania has weathered the storm partly due to an adroit mix of dialogue and rehabilitation with some imprisoned jihadists and harsh judicial punishment for others, along with greater surveillance and control over mosques and Islamic schools. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • corruption
  • But when Connecticut Gov. John Rowland was implicated in a corruption scandal this summer and Aniskovich, the Senate minority leader pro tempore, refused to demand Rowland's resignation, Meyer saw an opportunity to mount a successful campaign. (yaledailynews.com)
  • The main human rights problems reported during the year included security force use of excessive force, official corruption and impunity, and government control of the press through beatings and harassment of journalists and sometimes outright censorship. (state.gov)
  • public
  • After a lifetime of public service, Ed Meyer '57 LAW '61 was virtually retired when he decided to enter one more political campaign. (yaledailynews.com)
  • The cabinet then issued a statement conceding the intensity of public interest but insisting the question of restoring kings was up to the forthcoming Constitutional Assembly and not within the powers of the interim government. (countrystudies.us)
  • He has a B.A. from Rollins College and obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University, New York, in public law and government. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • 6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • This dissertation argues that public deliberation is a transformative force in democratic politics. (mit.edu)
  • History
  • While each law may have its own driving force and history, this article concentrates on the historical relationship of environmental laws and party division. (eponline.com)
  • Americans
  • But keep in mind CNN poll results released on Monday, which show that most Americans want to see the government concentrate on halting the flow of illegal immigrants and deporting those already here before taking any steps toward permanent residency,' Holland says. (cnn.com)
  • The independent senator argues that, after years of sellouts and compromises on issues ranging from trade policy to banking regulation, and especially after letting campaign donors and consultants define its messaging, the party of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman has become an ill-defined and distant political machine that most Americans do not relate to or get excited about. (softpanorama.org)
  • international
  • He is known as "Dr. Politics" for his extensive commentary on US politics in US and international media. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • 1. The Socialist Equality Party endorses the International Committee of the Fourth International Plenum's resolution " Socialism and the Fight Against Imperialist War . (socialequality.com)
  • So also with congressmen who specialize in international matters and with other leaders in both major parties, in and out of office. (encyclopedia.com)