Category Archives: Africa

Jan 15 2014

China’s Potential Mediation Role in the South Sudan Conflict

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By Laura Barber, PhD Candidate in International Relations at the LSE.   Talks are still ongoing to reach a ceasefire in South Sudan, where nearly 10,000 are estimated to have been killed since the eruption of fighting between President Salva … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2013

Modern Slavery: Why dehumanizing the ‘Other’ concerns all of us

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By Simone Datzberger, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of International Relations, LSE   On a continually shifting priority list of issues to be eradicated globally, modern slavery has slowly but steadily crept up a few places on the attention scale. Apart from … Continue reading

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Feb 4 2013

America’s Move in Niger

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By Dr. Carl LeVan, Assistant Professor at the School of International Service, American University.   When scholars, African governments, and civil society leaders said the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) new regional command for Africa, AFRICOM, would lead to new … Continue reading

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