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Louis Delvoie "Hereditary Politics Trending" OpEd

Hereditary Politics Trending

Louis Delvoie, OpEd
Kingston Whig Standard
November 13, 2015

With the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada is joining a small but growing group of countries in which the scions or relatives of former leaders are achieving political power. It is a curious phenomenon that seems to fly in the face of two centuries of political thinking in the western world.

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Taliban seizure of Kunduz; and should Canada train more to fight ISIS? Christian Leuprecht on CBC Online and Global News

Taliban seizure of Kunduz; and should Canada train more to fight ISIS

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Christian Leuprecht
CBC Online, September 30, 2015

The fall of Kunduz was major blow to Afghanistan's fledgling President Ashraf Ghani. According to one expert, it was likely an effort by the Taliban's new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour, to shore up the legitimacy of his own rule.

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