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Comp Polt Midterm - Study Guide Comparative Politics Definitions From first three lectures 1 A political Imbroglio in France a By ELAINE SCIOLINO b

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Study Guide Comparative Politics: Definitions: From first three lectures. 1. A political Imbroglio in France a. By: ELAINE SCIOLINO b. France c. Sarkozy and Son d. Sarkozy poll ratings dropped because son is forcing the mayor not to run. e. Imbroglio 2. President of Chad a. By: LYDIA POLGREEN b. Chad c. French soldiers last weekend patrolled the area around the airport in Ndjamena, Chad, after rebels tried to overthrow the president, Idriss Déby. The poster of Mr. Déby and his wife offers a New Year’s greeting. d. Darfur, Sudan 3. President of East Timor a. By TIM JOHNSTON b. Australia c. Doctors in Australia tended to President José Ramos-Horta of East Timor on Tuesday. 4. Top Anglican Rally a. By: JOHN F. BURNS b. England c. The Most Rev. Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, on Monday addressed the furor over his remarks on Islamic law 5. Iranian Revolution 6. When Reality Bites a. By: DAVID BROOKS b. US Op-Ed
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c. Pro-Republican. Points out flaws in democratic ideas d. Iraq and Domestic Spending 7. No end in sight a. By: BOB HERBERT b. Hillary Clinton 8. Evil Spirits a. By: Onishi b. Japan c. Paantu- evil spirit d. Elder women protect 9. Brief Articles a. Britian- 1 i. Bigger car bigger bucks b. Britian -2 i. The Misquito c. France i. Sarkozy’s son not up for mayor position despite other guys withdrawl 10. Aborigines get apology a. TIM JOHNSTON b. Australia c. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd pledged to Australian lawmakers on Wednesday “to remove a great stain from the nation’s soul” by addressing past mistreatment of Aborigines. Some Aborigines protested government policies in the capital, Canberra. 11. Putin and His Legacy a. Russia b. Putin Sucks. 12. A flawed feminist Test a. By: MAUREEN DOWD
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Washington c. Differences between people’s views black and women presidential candidates 13. Ending Impasse a. By: ALISSA J. RUBIN b. Iraq c. An Iraqi in Sulaimaniya looked at Kurdish posters calling for Iraq’s unity. A budget passed Wednesday gave the Kurdish region the funds it had sought. d. Parliament e. Voting 14. In Decrepit Court System a. By: SOLOMON MOORE b. Iraq c. A sharp rise in the number of Iraqi detainees, like these men in Baquba, has overburdened the national prison network. 15. Strike Disrupts Greece a. Greece b. A 24-hour nationwide strike on Wednesday grounded air travel and shut down public services, state banks and hospitals in the latest show of swelling labor protests against government plans to make changes in Greece ’s deficit-plagued pension system. 16. Yes, Its Valentine’s Day a. Paris b. First Lady Bruini 17. Critic of Georgia’s Leader a. Moscow b. n exiled Georgian tycoon and opposition politician, who had accused the pro- Western Georgian government of tilting toward autocracy and corruption, died unexpectedly Tuesday night at his home outside London, the authorities said. c.
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course POLI 2053 taught by Professor Mokeba during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Comp Polt Midterm - Study Guide Comparative Politics Definitions From first three lectures 1 A political Imbroglio in France a By ELAINE SCIOLINO b

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