Madagascar: Time to Support Democracy

The latest political crisis to descend upon Madagascar—an island about the size of Saskatchewan located off the coast of South Africa—is troubling both for what it augurs for the people of Madagascar and for what it unmasks about the Harper government's inconsistent commitment to democracy.

Richard Albert
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2009 12:00 am EDT

The latest political crisis to descend upon Madagascar—an island about the size of Saskatchewan located off the coast of South Africa—is troubling both for what it augurs for the people of Madagascar and for what it unmasks about the Harper government's inconsistent commitment to democracy.

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