7 Feb 2013
Georgia-Russia: Hostile Forever?
Georgia's Mikhail Saakashvili is pushing for constitutional amendments that critics believe will force all future governments to adhere to his political line on Russia. According to Sofo Bukia, the amendments will mandate closer ties with the West and rule out any recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. More on «Georgia-Russia: Hostile Forever? »
12 Sep 2012
Angola Post-Election: What Next?
After winning 72% of the vote in recent elections, José Eduardo dos Santos’s MPLA appears poised to dominate Angola’s future political landscape. This will not only enable the incumbent president to enact extensive employment and social development programs, but also to determine the exact timing of his retreat from frontline politics, argues Marcus Weimer. More on «Angola Post-Election: What Next?»