Africa

Mogadishu Myths

February 26, 2014 by Mary Harper
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As media coverage of Somalia moves away from strictly famine and war, the country has begun to be portrayed in a more positive light. However, this new spin may be equally unbalanced, neglecting realities on the ground.

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Reevaluating Ethopian-Saudi Ties Amid Migrant Worker Crackdown

February 10, 2014 by Alemayehu Weldemariam
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In light of the recent mistreatment of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, Addis Ababa must now reexamine the future of the bilateral relationship.

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The Case for Continued Faith in Emerging Markets

January 22, 2014 by Ali Wyne
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Despite newfound pessimism in some quarters, emerging markets will continue to figure prominently in the global economy.

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Making Sense of the Violent Political Crisis in South Sudan

December 27, 2013 by Gerald Bareebe and Christopher Zambakari
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No durable solution to the crisis in South Sudan is possible unless the process proves comprehensive enough to address the root causes of the conflict.

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ICC Prosecutions in Africa Underscore Need for Effective Regional Institutions

November 18, 2013 by Kamissa Camara
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The increasing number of International Criminal Court investigations and indictments suggests that the Court’s power to dissuade leaders from committing crimes, though highly desirable, has not yet been proven.

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An Interview with U.S. Ambassador to Niger Bisa Williams

June 13, 2013 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Ambassador Williams discusses the U.S. approach to counterterrorism, security challenges in the Sahel, and the strategic importance of stability in Niger.

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