Political Instability in Zimbabwe
Author: George F Ward
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This memorandum discusses 1) the economic-political factors that might trigger national-level instability in Zimbabwe later this year and early 2016; 2) the potential impact of the instability on US interests; and 3) what Washington can do to protect...
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Dialogue in Libya: Challenges and Conditions of Success
Author: Abdallah Hadeed
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This report examines what challenges face a national dialogue process in Libya that could bring about reconciliation and democratization in the country as well as initiatives that have attempted to bring about such a dialogue.
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A New King for Saudi Arabia
Author: Rachel Bronson
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
This paper examines the legacy of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia following his death in January 2015 as well as what can be expected in terms of foreign, energy and economic policy from his successor, King Salman.
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Conflict Trends, Issue 1 (2015)
Author: Gawdat Bahgat, Yahia H Zoubir, Dia Tumkezee Kedze, Azzedine Layachi, Nisrine Amel Lamamra, Mikael Eriksson, Candice Moore
African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
This issue of Conflict Trends contains various articles which examine the impact of the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions on countries of North Africa.
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