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28 January 2015
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27 Jan 2015
 
 
Chad rides to the rescue in Nigeria, but which Chad?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
‘Our mission is to hunt down Boko Haram, and we have all the means to do that.’ These were the stirring words of Djerou Ibrahim, a colonel in the Chadian army, as he prepared to lead a 400-vehicle...
 
 
26 Jan 2015
 
AU summit: the men in hats with their backs against the wall
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
As African leaders meet this week for their bi-annual African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, the world will be watching to see whether the continent is united and pro-active in solving its own...
 
 
23 Jan 2015
 
Fear and loathing in the DRC
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
It’s been the primary topic of political talk in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for at least two years: the question of how President Joseph Kabila will engineer a third mandate for...
 
 
22 Jan 2015
 
If not sanctions, then at least not sanction
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
If Africa cannot bring itself to ‘sanction’ its wayward leaders, surely it should at least not ‘sanction’ them? Perhaps that sentence needs more explanation. ‘Sanction’ is a peculiar word, with two...
 
 
21 Jan 2015
 
Ringing in the new year amid gunfire and intrigue
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
As the world ushered in the new year, approximately 100 Burundian combatants were killed in fierce battle against the army in north-west Burundi. The five-day gunfight erupted when militants...
 
 
19 Jan 2015
 
Local versus global in the fight against Boko Haram
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The last thing Africa needs is a new global war on terror. The memories of large-scale arrests of ‘suspects’, blanket mandates to security forces to hunt down so-called terrorists and random...
 
 
16 Jan 2015
 
Solving the crime problem: what South Africans really think
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Many South Africans believe that crime is on the increase. Most people also believe that solving crime in the country does not rest with the criminal justice sector alone, but also requires...
 
 
15 Jan 2015
 
Ravalomanana's gamble pays off, but Hery's bigger challenge now is Rajoelina
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
While the rest of us were lounging on the beach or just scoffing turkey, things were moving fast in Madagascar. On 12 December, Madagascar’s former president, Marc Ravalomanana, was still...
 
 
 
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