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Alliance Cohesion in an Age of Populism

November 27, 2019

INSTABILITY IN LIBYA: ASSESSING THE REGIONAL IMPACTS

September 25, 2019

UNDERSTANDING the G5: GOVERNANCE, DEVELOPMENT, and SECURITY in the SAHEL

May 1, 2019

Strengthening Responses on Child Protection: The CAAC Framework

July 10, 2018

The Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict: Unnecessary Distraction or Mission-Relevant Priority?

July 9, 2018

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November 27, 2019

(PDF) The populist resurgence is global. Between 1990 and 2018, the number of populists in power around the world increased five-fold, from 4 to 20.5 Populist leaders now run five of the seven largest democracies: India, the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, and the Philippines.6...

Post-revolutionary Libya has been subject to violent competition, fragmentation and the breakdown of effective governance. Centralized political authority remained in some form following the overthrow of the Gaddafi regime but collapsed in 2014 when rival governments e...

The Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) is an inter-governmental organisation founded in 2014 in Nouakchott by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, with the stated purpose of combining security and development through regional cooperation. It came about...

July 10, 2018

The protection of children affected by armed conflicts, international and non-international, has been a matter of perennial concern. A significant number of legal instruments, binding and non-binding, have been gradually adopted with the intent to improve the architect...

It is inevitable that during armed conflict cultural heritage will be damaged and destroyed. Whilst there has been widespread consideration of how to protect communities, their heritage has not received the same consideration. Although their advice was largely ignored,...

In 2007 and 2008, widely-reported mass civilian casualty incidents in Afghanistan began to affect the perceived legitimacy of NATO operations, especially in the eyes of civilians. Commanders also recognized the intrinsic tactical and strategic value in further reducing...

The birthplace of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is often referred to as the lone democratic success that emerged from the series of uprisings that spread across the Middle East in late 2010 and early 2011. After the downfall of long-time authoritarian leader Zine el-Abidine...

November 3, 2017

Since the Arab Spring and the 2011 uprising[1], Egypt’s stability has been challenged by three regime changes within six years, a destabilized Libya on its western border, increased terrorism, and serious economic crises. Despite these tests, Egypt has remained relativ...

September 1, 2017

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Tunisia’s democratic transition began with widespread protests that grew into the region-wide Arab Spring in 2010-2011.  Unlike other Arab countries that experienced widespread protests and regime change during the Arab Spring, Tunisia is the o...

Since 2014, Iraq’s stability has been compromised by challenges of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgency, political upheaval, and daunting economic and humanitarian crises.  Iraq’s trajectory and the development of these crises will have implications for gl...

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