12 Feb 2015
Twists and Turns in the 2015 Nigerian Election: The Postponement Scenarios
Author: Chukwuemeka B Eze, Mfrekeobong U Ukpanah
West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP)
This article examines the implications of postponing the February 2015 Nigerian federal elections.
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12 Feb 2015
Deciphering the AAP's Sweep in Delhi
Author: Ronojoy Sen
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
This paper discusses Delhi's legislative assembly elections in February 2015 and the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) historic vistory.
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5 Feb 2015
A Greek Way Out?
Author: Daniel Gros
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This commentary discusses the outline of the compromise which has been reached between Greece's new left-wing government elected in January 2015 and its EU partners on the repayment of the country's sovereign debt.
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4 Feb 2015
A New President in Croatia: No Internal Changes, Tougher Relations with Serbia
Author: Tomasz Żornaczuk
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This paper discusses the implications of electing Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, from the right-wing Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), as president of Croatia.
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A Model for Dialogue and National Reconciliation in Libya
Author: Jamal Bennor
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This report examines the factors that have prevented a national reconciliation and transition process in Libya following the fall of the Qaddafi regime in 2011.
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Boko Haram – An Analysis of the Latest Developments
Author: Yossef Bodansky
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This publication summarizes recent Boko Haram activities in Nigeria.
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Nigeria’s Elections: More Democracy, Less Security?
Author: Cristina Barrios, José Luengo-Cabrera
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This alert examines 1) what Nigeria's February 2015 elections might mean for democracy in the country; 2) the prospects for political violence during and after the elections; and 3) the impact such violence could have on Nigeria's already fragile sec...
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Religion and Conflict in Nigeria: Countdown to the 2015 Elections
Author: John Paden
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
With Nigeria’s upcoming presidential elections looming in the background, this report 1) assesses the ethno-regional foundations of the country’s two national political parties (the All Progressive Congress Party and the Peoples’ Democratic Party), a...
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Japan Again under Abe – Fresh Start or More of the (not so Great) Same?
Author: Axel Berkofsky
This paper discusses the progress of the reforms agenda which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is applying to his country over the course of his tenure.
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Nigeria’s Bloody Valentine: Boko Haram’s Electoral Opportunity
Author: Richard Reeve
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This brief examines the political and security situation in Nigeria prior to the country's 2015 presidential elections.
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