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While the current political and militarised environment in Libya might appear to be ideal for the Islamic State, the country is not quite the societal incubator it expected. This report argues the group’s expansion in Libya thus far is more a direct result of failure to resolve the political crisis.
Kamal Qsiyer
This report highlights the causes of continued African immigration to South Africa, then explains the underlying reasons for the seemingly sudden violent backlash against African migrants in South Africa.
Thembisa Fakude
As Libya’s transition lunges from bad to worse, international attention is focusing increasingly on the presence and threat of Daesh in Libya. This report examines the presence and power of Daesh in Libya and argues that while still a threat.
Alison Pargeter
On 16 May 2015, an Egyptian court sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to death. He was sentenced to death for his role in a prison break during the January 2011 Revolution in Egypt. Morsi became the first democratically elected head of state in Egyptian history in June 2012.
Dr. Heinrich Matthee
China’s courtship of Africa remains a serious driver of it foreign policy and its push to secure natural resources to feed its export-driven economy. Beijing’s trade with the continent is now double that of US-Africa trade, after surpassing Washington as Africa’s largest trading partner in 2009. المزيد
Jonathan Berkshire Miller
The repercussions of a shaky nuclear deal between the P5+1with Iran on the Middle East are likely to accelerate the demise of the unipolar system in the Middle East and invite a dangerous imbalance of power between and among regional and aspiring global powers. المزيد
Dr. Ghassan Shabaneh
What are the implications of the war in Yemen on China?What are the wider issues &interests that inform China’s foreign policy making?Is there a noticeable trend in China’s foreign policy in the context of the ongoing conflict in Yemen?These are the questions that this report shall attempt to answer المزيد
Raymond Lee
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