Daily Archives: March 23, 2017

Peacekeeping In Africa: The Importance Of The African Union

Africa often evokes images of political turbulence, economic crises, impoverishment, and conflict. In contrast to the continent’s high expectations post-independence, there is currently a culture of rising domestic and international frustrations. In the words of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obsanjo, these frustrations result from Africa being the “theatre for more […]

Geopolitics Returns To The Balkans: EU Instability And Russian Involvement Threaten The Region’s Fragile Peace

While the European Union has been hit by one existential crisis after another – from Brexit to Greek debt to the refugee crisis to the rise of far-right to Eurosceptic xenophobic political parties – nationalist and inter-ethnic tensions have been steadily rumbling in the western Balkans. More than twenty years […]