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Asia's Lessons for African Development
Authors discuss what Asian nations can do to support growth in African nations. (AJISS-Commentary, 04/08/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Assistant Prof. Elke Zuern
IA-Forum Interview: Assistant Prof. Elke Zuern
International Affairs Forum discusses the upcoming presidential election in Zimbabwe, and the current economic crisis, with Assistant Professor Elke Zuern. By Vanessa Kortekaas (IA-Forum, 03/06/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Victoria Graham
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Victoria Graham
International Affairs Forum speaks with Victoria Graham of the University of Johannesburg about the recent Zimbabwean elections and the country's suspension from the Commonwealth of African Nations. B... Read More...


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Africa's Next Slaughter
Author discusses the possibility that the violence in Sudan will spread from the Darfur region to the South, a region currently at peace. (By Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times, 3/2/2008). Read More...


Joint African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Efforts: A Dangerous Liaison?
Joint African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Efforts: A Dangerous Liaison?
Explores peacekeeping efforts by the African Union and United Nations; and provides a solution to optimize effectiveness in the short term. By Runa Reta. (09/20/2007) Read More...


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African Peacekeeper Puzzles
The author discusses how the African Union forces are not sufficiently trained or adequately supplied to deal with the numerous peacekeeping missions throughout Africa. By Stephanie Hanson. (Council... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Gillian Sorensen
IA-Forum Interview: Gillian Sorensen
IA-Forum discusses issues surrounding the United Nations with Gillian Martin Sorensen, Senior Advisor at the United Nations Foundation and national advocate on U.N.-related issues. By S.R. Brophy. (7/... Read More...


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IA-Forum interview: Prof. Paul Collier
IA-Forum interview: Prof. Paul Collier
IA Forum speaks with Paul Collier, director of Oxford University's Centre for the Study of African Economies, and the author of the book 'The Bottom Billion.' By Jason Miks. (08/20/07) Read More...


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A Strategy for Comprehensive Peace in Sudan
The author explains the need to adopt a more balanced and holistic approach to achieving peace in Darfur and throughout Sudan. Recommendations are then provided to the Sudanese government, the Africa... Read More...


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Côte d’Ivoire: Can the Ouagadougou Agreement Bring Peace?
The author discusses the fragile nature of the recent peace agreement in the Ivory Coast and makes policy recommendations to government leaders, defense and security forces, opposition parties, civil ... Read More...


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West should commend Qaddafi's reforms with caution
The author argues that despite Muammar al-Qaddafi's abandonment of Libya's nuclear weapons program and the state's commitment to aiding Washington in the war on terror, the west should be concerned ab... Read More...


Credibility of G8 countries rests on keeping financial markets clean
Credibility of G8 countries rests on keeping financial markets clean
Discusses financial transparency issues facing G8 and African leaders. By Akere Muna, President Pan African Lawyers Union and Vice Chair Transparency International. (06/07/2007) Read More...


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Case Closed: The Debate about Global Warming is Over
Greenhouse gases are an air pollution problem, and in the past have cost significantly less to fix than projected, while declining faster than expected. This gives cause to hope that artificial greenh... Read More...


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Global Warming: Who Loses--And Who Wins?
If Earth's climate changes meaningfully, there could be broad-based disruption of the global economy unparalleled by an event other than World War II. Huge sums will be made and lost if the global cli... Read More...


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Somalia Slipping Away
The author discusses the issues of refugees, violence, and lack of security in Somalia. Additionally, the author highlights the Ethiopian desire to pull its troops out of the conflict-ridden nation, ... Read More...


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Nigeria: Failed Elections, Failing State?
The author describes the significant regression from democratic practices in the April 2007 elections in Nigeria. Additionally, several prescriptions for major actors within Nigeria and the internati... Read More...


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The UN’s Tyrant-Friendly Bureaucracy
The author describes Zimbabwe’s appointment to the head of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and explains why this is problematic given the current state of affairs in the African nation. ... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #732 World as Witness: Crisis in Darfur
Interview with John Prendergast on the situation in Darfur. He analyzes how politics between the UN Security Council permanent members are affecting international response, and how the approach of th... Read More...


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A Four-Step Recovery Plan for Zimbabwe
The author suggests four initial reforms that would help repair and resurrect the Zimbabwean economy and society in the post-Mugabe regime era. By Marian L. Tupy. (The American, 4/17/2007) Read More...


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Zimbabwe’s Meltdown
The author describes the current state of Zimbabwe: high inflation, domestic calls for political reform, brutal crackdowns on opposition parties by the regime, and international pressure on the govern... Read More...


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What is Ghana’s Secret?
The author describes how Ghana has maintained stable democratic practices, consistent economic growth, and a strong civil society, factors that have enabled the West African nation to experience subst... Read More...


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Africa: Economic Growth Improving
Article looks at how, amid the conflict and rampant poverty the continent suffers, Africa is showing signs of economic growth and opportunity that may be its savior from the wretched conditions it end... Read More...


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Peace in Darfur?
The author discusses the recent cooperation between the UN and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir that could help to bring an end to the genocide in Darfur. By Bonnie Goldstein. (Slate, 12/28/... Read More...


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Congo Votes With Fingers Crossed
The author discusses the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo and focuses on some of the broader issues that the central African state faces. By Stephanie Hanson. (Counci... Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...


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Aid can be an obstacle to making poverty history
More emphasis should be placed on encouraging stable, market-friendly economies in developing countries, instead of trade policies and international aid, which can end up causing more harm than good. ... Read More...


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FINCA International
NGO that provides microcredit loans and community development services in developing countries. Read More...


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Mauritanians warm to their coup d’état
The author explains why the coup that ousted President Taya nine months ago has yielded positive results in the oil-rich country. By Claire Soares. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/6/2006) Read More...


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Living with the Crazy Colonel
The author explains why the US decided to reestablish diplomatic relations with Libya and Colonel Moammar Khaddafy. By Peter Brookes. (Heritage Foundation, 5/22/2006) Read More...


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