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?»
24 Aug 2012
Addressing an Imploding Mali
A separatist and Islamist insurgency in the north, weak democratic governance and drought are pushing Mali to the brink of collapse. The way forward, argues John Campbell, involves seeking a political settlement with secessionists and external intervention to avert a humanitarian disaster. More on «Addressing an Imploding Mali»