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Democracy

Self-rule in a polity. In a democracy, the citizens vote on issues of governance. Often, the term also refers to a republic, in which citizens elect representatives who vote on issues of governance, but the two terms are not identical.
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Another advantage enjoyed by military governments is that they are less prone to political instability as compared to democratic regimes. Dr Eatzaz, Acting Vice Chancellor of the Quaid-e-Azam University, terms the 1990s as an era "marked by musical chairs of democratic governments" of Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif.
Services of a new democratic regime that inherit the archives from their predecessors thus become a potentially very powerful organization.
Ho: The average External Debt of Pakistan in Military regime is equal to the average External Debts of Pakistan in Democratic regime
Therefore, democratic regimes allow for a variety of leaders with different kinds of skills to come to power.
Such a trust is founded on the assumption that democratic regimes are inherently not militant, not aggressive, and by their very nature peace-loving.
The weakest portion of Rummel's reply, however, is his attempt to deal with the embarrassing point that during the Cold War the United States government overthrew democratic regimes in other countries.
In shifting its post-transition focus to the subject of democratic consolidation the field has recognized the importance of understanding whether and how newly democratic regimes can become institutionalized, but it has yet to produce a successful theoretical model to explain their relative capacities to do so.
It is necessary to question whether the social, political, and economic milieu in which democratic regimes must operate is sufficiently different from previous periods to allow the consolidation of democracy where it has failed in the past.
'People often say the growth rate during military regimes was higher than the one in democratic regimes,' Iqbal said, while addressing the business community at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
She applies the theory to four recent military interventions in Thailand and Egypt, to understand various types of authoritarian and democratic regimes in countries where the military is a key political actor, and why the armed forces intervene in politics in different ways.
"It has become essential for democratic regimes, in a world of globalization, to open up and include all parts of the community in the management of public affairs." Among Baabda visitors today were Vice President of the Antonine Order, Father Antoine Rajeh, and Father Maroun Atallah, who was honored in recognition of his work in the field of education and culture.
"The victory of democratic regimes in the Arab world is the only way that will allow Palestinians to recover their land ", Ghannouchi declared, adding that the former president did not respect the fight and sacrifices of Tunisians and Palestinians in Borj Cedria and Oued Zargua (BejEa) and stressing that "he betrayed the Palestinian cause and worked with zionists ".

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