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October 29

  • Libya: Is Military Intervention the Answer? [analysis]

    Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi's regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country finds itself fragmented... Read more »



October 27



October 24



October 10



October 08

  • Somalia: Changes for Al-Shabaab? [analysis]

    Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Somali militant Islamist group Harakat Al Shabab Al Mujahidin - commonly known as al-Shabaab - was killed by an American airstrike on 1 September.... Read more »



October 07

  • Africa: 'Islamic State' Threat Has Arrived [analysis]

    The spectre of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria casts a long shadow. It's clearly not just the Middle East that is in trouble; both Britain and the United States have been... Read more »



October 06



October 01

  • Africa: Africa & the Shift in Power [analysis]

    The relative decline in the influence of the West is widely and increasingly acknowledged. From Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and the eastern Ukraine to the... Read more »



September 26



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September 11

  • Africa: Groups Tackle Cybercrime in Africa [analysis]

    The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) will be collaborating to tackle emerging threats in Africa, including... Read more »



September 17



September 15

  • South Sudan: Cutting Corners to Peace [analysis]

    On 26 August 2014, the two parties to the South Sudan conflict - the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM in Opposition) -... Read more »



September 12



September 09

  • Africa: In Defence of the African Union [analysis]

    The African Union (AU) gets a lot of flak. Critics often argue that it is slow to respond to security threats; that it prioritises power over justice; and that it fails to... Read more »



August 29



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August 06

  • Equatorial Guinea: Oiling the Wheels of Justice [analysis]

    When the president of Equatorial Guinea arrived in Washington on Monday, he would have been celebrating more than the chance to join some 50 other African heads of state for... Read more »



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July 30

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