Mongolia's Cloudy Future: Part II


Alphonse F. La Porta

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 25


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: November 10, 2008
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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The post-election strife of July 1, 2008 shocked the Mongolian nation and sobered its leading politicians. The new government found itself in perilous waters, plagued with allegations of election tampering, country-wide economic woes, and internal political division. Today, four months after this shaky start, re-elected Prime Minister S. Bayar has implemented economic and political initiatives to help Mongolia move forward but still faces many challenges.

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