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Submitted by Erik Rosaen (United States), May 4, 2003 at 14:43

A strongman might lead to a tendency to hang on to office at all costs. They need a weak president within the strong framework of the US imposed structure. Perhaps a revival of the King (with symbolic power only) might bring some comfort level to the situation. Let them flounder, make mistakes and learn within this framework.
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