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Election Showdown in Guinea as Both Candidates Declare Victory

by Andrew Kessinger November 16, 2010

Hours before the Guinea election commission announced Alpha Conde as the nation’s first democratically elected president in a half-century, rival candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo proclaimed himself winner.

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Guinea Calm, but Tense, following First Free and Democratic Elections

by Andrew Kessinger November 11, 2010

Guinea’s first free and democratic election in more than fifty years went smoothly and transparently, but will voters accept the results?

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Iran’s Bastille Day

by Andrew Kessinger July 20, 2009

We have recently celebrated the anniversaries of the American and French Revolutions, both violent civil uprisings that changed the course of their nation’s history. A similar storm seems to be brewing – this time in Iran.

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