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the political policy of concentrating power in a central organization

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Unfortunately, the results of the 1828 election were cast aside in a Centralist coup d'etat led by Anastasio Bustamante.
In fact, the current escalation points to an increasing political struggle between the federalist position of Shia Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki and the centralist position of Shiite cleric Moqtada al Sadr.
While the British ensured the domination of Nigerian politics by the Northerners, the French ensured the domination of Cameroon's politics by the Northerners too and the Centralists, which has led to the problem of marginalisation of other regions and ethnic groups in the country.
It's a battle between the centralists and decentralists.
Apart from the unfortunate self-aggrandisement of centralists there was no reason to supplant them or provide alternative venues.
While those centralists in the Welsh Labour Party seem to be content with discussing poor economic performance ad infinitum from one generation of slothful Labour MPs to the next, AMs of all parties must strive to ensure primary law-making powers are brought to Cardiff as soon as possible.