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  • Trump meets his Magna Carta

    The many challenges to his use of emergency powers for a border wall are also a challenge to the steady rise in presidential power – and to the definition of leadership as only one-person rule.

  • How Nigeria may raise the democratic bar

    The Feb. 16 presidential election shows a new maturity in having issue-based campaigns and less politicking based on personality, ethnicity, religion, or geography.

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