A recent conference addressed the question of whether democracy can ever be compatible with the economic and political influence wielded by military elites For its first seminar of 2018, T ...
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The Forum hosts three to four annual public seminars and discussion groups on topics related to democratic values and composite culture.We invite academics and other experts to debate..
The Forum has hosted a number of seminars over the past several years and these have placed a strong emphasis on democracy, peace, the rule of law and human rights issues.
A seminar titled 'Economic and political power of the military: its Impact on Democracy' was held at the St James' Court Hotel, London on 19th March 2018 from 2:00-5.30pm.
London, 18 August: Five eminent and knowledgeable British and American academics unanimously slammed Pakistan’s sham democracy at a seminar held at London University on Thursday evening. The ...
'The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express'Alexis de Tocqueville
'Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others'Winston Churchill:
‘The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end’Leon Trotsky
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