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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The crisis of the state in the Arab region and the rise of the Islamic State

Islamic radical groups, such as the Islamic State, seem to have become the substitute for a failed regional order and failing domestic conditions.

ISIL and governance

ISIL enters areas afflicted by weak governance, an active war economy, and ongoing conflict with the intention of changing this situation and imposing control to ensure the longevity of its rule. 

After the Trust, how can we guarantee an independent BBC?

Most agree the BBC Trust is a busted flush, but that leaves a dilemma: what model of governance might provide the best guarantee for the BBC’s independence?

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