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There is a crisis of ungovernability which has led to a paralysis of decision- making, not just in the Centre, but the states as well.
Remix, with its connotations of chopping up, loss of control, and ungovernability, can be seen as a kind of horror, especially since horror also makes very clear the associations between women and monsters.
If the democratic state does not deliver the benefits of progress to all, it may provoke social tensions and fan the flames of instability and ungovernability.
MEMORIES of President Obama's election and inauguration, which electrified the American, world, and pan-African imaginations approximately two years ago have almost faded under the harsh demands of governance, in the face of Washington's descent into political gridlock verging on ungovernability.
For years, the West has bitten its tongue on Pakistan out of deference to its strategic position and in hopes that its middle class and still impressive judiciary would halt the slide into extremism and ungovernability.
Now, he'll need to find at least a few Republican allies to help him bury the idea of ungovernability.
8) Typical examples of status offenses include: truancy, (9) running away, (10) curfew violations, (11) and ungovernability.
Saudi Arabia is already Yemen's biggest aid donor, but its financial support may not be enough to brake the impoverished country's slide towards dangerous ungovernability.
Like Caracalla's, Valentinian's ungovernability was inborn, imprinted on him by nature and nurture, but in Valentinian's case, the malignant influence was decidedly maternal and feminine.
Hence meeting the opposition halfway may be the most logical way-out of an impasse that threatens to drown Lebanon once again into the throes of ungovernability.
Alarmingly, the PAD is bent on creating the conditions of ungovernability in Thailand and then to demand the ouster of Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat on grounds that Thailand is ungovernable.
A belt of ungovernability now stretches from Lebanon to Pakistan, with incalculable political and military consequences.