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Election day through the eyes of an international observer and Syrian rebels work to build a political coalition
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Election day through the eyes of an international observer
Accusations of voterfraud and voter disenfranchisement have flown back and forth between the rightand left for the past few elections, and the arrival of an internationalelection monitoring body in the U.S. ahead of the November 6thelection hasn’t seem to calm the tension.
Texas AttorneyGeneral Greg Abbot warned one group of international monitors they would facearrest for coming within 100 feet of a polling place.
International Election Monitors Will Watch U.S. Polls, Despite Texas ThreatsWASHINGTON — An international body of election monitors said it intends to carry on with plans to observe U.S. elections on Tuesday, des…
That group is TheOrganization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), who have monitoredelections in 56 countries and observed American elections for a decade.
Election observation: a few facts - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human RightsOver the past couple of weeks, we have seen numerous misleading media reports regarding the role of the Organization for Security and Co-…
We talk with a Ambassador Daan Everts, OSCE’s head of mission for the Observation of General Elections in the United States, about the organization’s mission and reception during this election season.
Syrian rebels work to build a political coalition
The Syrian conflictis entering its 20th month, with new violence on Monday in Damascus.
Car bomb in Damascus after 250 Syrians die in one day - TelegraphThe rebels have scored significant gains in recent weeks and hold swathes of territory in the north, but have come under intense bombardm…
Members of the Syrian National Council, the largest oppositiongroup outside Syria have been meeting in Doha, focusing on expanding theirmembership and forming a representative government-in-exile.
Inside Syria - The changing face of Syria’s oppositionaljazeeraenglish
But the internationalcommunity remains divided on how to proceed.
We’ll get an update on the situation in Syria with JoshuaLandis, author of the blog Syria Comment and director of the Center for Middle EastStudies at the University of Oklahoma.