25 Mar 2013
Security in the Sahel: Regional Initiatives in Pursuit of Long-Term Stability
Author: Bonnie Ayodele, Rui Azevedo, Samuel Bullen, Derek Catsam, Liana Fix, Francisco Galamas, Timothee Germain, Vikas Kumar, Ciaran Laird, Annette Lohmann, Natalia Marczewska, Courtenay Mitchell, Paul Melly, Alexander Homan Neill, Sam Powers, Landry Signe, Gökhan Tekir
This Atlantic Memo provides policy recommendations on how Europe and the United States can help the weak States of the Sahel to address their problems and achieve long-term stability.
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4 Mar 2013
Tunisia in Turmoil: How Should the EU React?
Author: Hrant Kostanyan, Elitsa Garnizova
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This commentary discusses the Tunisian political and economic crisis that followed the fall of Ben Ali and the EU's role in stabilizing the country.
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The Troubled Road to Peace
Author: Lesley Connolly
African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
This paper examines two key issues impeding the peace process in Madagascar: the
Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Roadmap, an agreement initiated and signed in September 2011 by SADC to lay the road to peace in Madagascar, and the questi...
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Elections and Social Conflict in Africa
Author: Idean Salehyan, Christopher Linebarger
Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) Program
This brief examines elections in authoritarian systems versus those with additional democratic checks and balances.
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Political Stability in Authoritarian Regimes
Author: Cecilia Emma Sottilotta
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
History abounds with instances in which Western countries have pursued policies supporting authoritarian regimes, while lukewarmly investing in democracy promotion.
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CTC Sentinel 6 (1)
Author: Anne Wolf, Sean L Yom, Jacob Zenn, Dorle Hellmuth, Anouar Boukhars, Daud Khattak
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
The articles in this issue examine: radicalization in Tunisia, Nigeria and Germany; regime stability in Jordan; Algerian foreign policy; and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi's leader Malik Ishaq.
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Electoral Violence in Kenya
Author: Joel D Barkan
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
With Kenya's next elections scheduled for 4 March and 11 April 2013, this report argues that the U.
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How the Local Matters: Democratization in Libya, Pakistan, Yemen and Palestine
Author: Louise Riis Andersen, Ulla Holm, Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Peter Alexander Albrecht, Leila Stockmarr
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
This report highlights opportunities and tensions associated with providing support for democratization 'from below' in fragile states.
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