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24 April 2019

Generals' intervention in Sudan and Algeria

Internal military intervention forced the resignation of Sudan and Algeria's longtime presidents in April 2019. And it is the generals who are now staring down the protesters whose actions precipitated this moment.

15 April 2019

A primer on Indonesia’s upcoming elections

The world’s third largest democracy and most populous Muslim-majority country goes to the polls on 17 April to determine their president, national legislature and provincial and local governments for the next five years.

10 April 2019

After New Zealand: Addressing the threat of white supremacism

Despite the number of terror attacks perpetrated by white supremacists rising alarmingly, authorities have done little to combat this fast-emerging threat. Western governments need to rethink their counterterrorism strategies by working closely with minority groups and social media companies.

28 March 2019

Impending oil boom rises political stakes in Guyana

Constitutional crisis, associated uncertainty for oil operators and investors and foreign pressure are looming over the soon-to-be oil-rich Guyana following a government no-confidence vote on 21 December 2018.

13 March 2019

Antisemitism in the West

A reported rise in antisemitic violence, indifference and hostile remarks has left the Jewish community in the West feeling increasingly vulnerable.

06 March 2019

Tensions between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack

A terror attack by Pakistan-based militants in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state has led to a series of military confrontations between Indian and Pakistani forces in and around the Kashmir region. But leaders of both countries are unlikely to allow tensions from escalating to a war which would be devastating for the two nuclear-armed nations.

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