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Sri Lanka and Executive Self Dealing

The Sri Lankan parliament voted on Wednesday to approve the 18th amendment to their constitution, which strikes down the 2-term limit on presidential re-election. We’ve all seen this movie before. Critics responded by characterizing the amendment as a step towards authoritarianism, since its beneficiary is the sitting president, Mahinda Rajapakse. The President’s spokesman, right on

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Published on September 10, 2010
Author:          Filed under: hp, sri lanka, term limits, Zachary Elkins