News and Analysis (2/26/07)

Op-ed in Jakarta Post slams Indonesian government for not doing to more to fulfill its promises to increase privatization of the economy: 

Indonesian economic minister says existence of democracy and rule of law are essential to economic prosperity: 

International Court of Justice rules Serbia did not have “the deliberate intention to ‘destroy in whole or in part’ the Bosnian Muslim population” but holds it accountable for not preventing the genocide: 

“About half the insurgents’ attacks have been against other Muslims, especially those who cooperate with the government, in what appears to be an effort to weaken central control.” 

This time the justification was “to protect children from being accidentally strangled”: 

Janjaweed not only fighting “African” Darfurians, but now “Arab” Darfurians too: 

Despite the terms of the peace treaty, issues of who gets the wealth still persist: 

Cheney’s secret visit to Pakistan warns President Musharraf of cuts to aid under new Democratic congress unless tougher stance against Al-Qaeda is taken: 

Not even the highest officials are safe in Iraq anymore: 

Alejandro

Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.

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