Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jun 16 2011

Risky Betting on a Big Gambler in Algeria

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By Lakhdar Ghettas – Stonex PhD Coordinator of the Maghreb Studies at the LSE IDEAS Centre for Diplomacy and Strategy. Is the UK making in Algeria the same blunder that France did in Tunisia? In the midst of the general unrest … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2011

Africa’s quiet revolution

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Long-standing French diplomat Stephane Gompertz recently visited LSE to talk about African revolutions and political transitions: the view from Paris and put forward some thought-provoking views. He was hosted by LSE IDEAS, the School’s diplomacy and strategy research centre. Mr Gompertz is a former French Ambassador … Continue reading

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Jun 3 2011

Political Change in Uganda: can citizens go all the way?

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By Dr Michael Amoah   In the wake of ongoing popular protests awakening North Africa and the Middle East since December 2010, the revolutionary surge has reached Sub-Saharan Africa: Gabon, Burkina Faso, and now Uganda. Sub-Saharan counties have been paying … Continue reading

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