7 Jan 2013
Losing the Violence Monopoly
According to the Carnegie Council's Stephen Costello, renewed violence in Kenya underscores the country's political and economic weaknesses. Indeed, these weaknesses reflect a state that is becoming increasingly untenable, even as it heads towards general elections in March. More on «Losing the Violence Monopoly»
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?»