1 Oct 2015
Crisis Watch Nr 146
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This brief summarizes developments during September 2015 in global situations of current or potential conflict and assesses whether the overall situation in each case has deteriorated, improved, or remained more or less unchanged during this period.
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State Control of Religious Activity in Southern Mali Following the 2012 Crisis
Author: Tone Sommerfelt, Kristin Jesnes
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This brief examines the attempts by Malian authorities to regulate religious matters within their country, and thereby stifle further radicalization among religiously-minded groups.
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CTC Sentinel 8 (8)
Author: Mokhtar Awad, Samuel Tadros, Paul Cruickshank, Jacob Zenn, Laith Alkhouri, Alex Kassirer, Raffaello Pantucci, Samar Batrawi
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue of the Sentinel includes articles on 1) the origins, evolution and domestic threats posed by the jihadist group Wilayat Sinai in Egypt; 2) how Wilayat West Africa (formerly known as Boko Haram prior to formalizing its ties with the so-cal...
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Picking Up the Pieces: Liberia's Peacebuilding Efforts Post-Ebola
Author: Edward Mulbah, Lesley Connolly, Nontobeko Gcabashe Zondi
African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
This brief argues that Liberia's 2014 Ebola outbreak was not solely a health emergency, a peacebuilding problem or a development challenge, but rather a combination of all three.
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Conflict Trends (No 39): Real Time Analysis of African Political Violence, July 2015
Author: Clionadh Raleigh, Caitriona Dowd, James Moody, Janet McKnight, Andrea Carboni, Matt Batten-Carew, Dan Wigmore-Shepherd, Paul-Antoine Chataing, Roudabeh Kishi
Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) Program
This issue provides an overview of conflict trends in a number of African countries in July 2015.
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