Which outcome is more likely over the next decade? Azerbaijan’s recent election returned one opposition deputy to parliament (at best), whereas Kyrgyzstan’s election sent five parties to parliament, resulting in lengthy negotiations to determine who will govern the country. a. Kyrgyzstan will succeed in consolidating a parliamentary democracy. b. Azerbaijan’s political system will undergo gradual liberalization. c. Both are equally likely. d. Neither are likely. e. Other.
Comment (Other): "Azerbaijan's liberalization is not likely, while Kyrgyzstan's political dynamics remain volatile, dependent on many factors and largely unpredictable."