Latitude: Possible Change in Lebanon's Electoral System Is Move to Address Sectarianism

The president's move to introduce proportional representation to Lebanese elections is a bold step toward dismantling political sectarianism. Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - via New York Times (Opinion)
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - Jan 17, 2012 - 10:24 AM PST
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Edited by: Manfred Ostrowski - Jan 17, 2012 - 10:25 AM PST

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Patricia L'Herrou
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by Patricia L'Herrou - Jan. 19, 2012

this is a fascinating article which explains to some degree but not enough the disagreement within lebanon on changing the electoral rules. a number of reasons on each point of view are presented; i would have liked to read some examples of how each idea would play out to better understand the potential differences for the decision making in real issues which come up within the country..

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Manfred Ostrowski
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