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Egypt

The Egyptian conundrum

The puzzle of Egypt’s apparently wild swings from the Mubarak regime to a Muslim Brotherhood government and then back to a military dictatorship have been manipulated to fit the simplistic linear and...

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Syria + 2 more

The Kurds in the spotlight: local and regional challenges

The Kurds in Syria, Turkey and Iraq face complex challenges. Among the current Kurdish realities, the emergence of Kurdish self-governing areas in northern Syria controlled by what is considered to...

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South Sudan

Return to war in South Sudan

While the crisis in South Sudan that started in December 2013 was triggered by a power struggle in the ruling party (SPLM), the causes for the rapid breakdown of peace run deep. Over time, several...

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World + 1 more

Brazil’s growing relevance to peace and security in Africa

By Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Danilo Marcondes de Souza Neto Executive summary There is growing interest in the role of rising powers in African politics and development, as South-South cooperation...

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Syria

A strategy to rescue diplomacy on Syria

The Syrian crisis is rapidly turning into a humanitarian and security nightmare with regional and possibly global implications. The conflict is now firmly entrenched in a military stalemate. While...

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World

Social covenants and social contracts in transitions

Seth Kaplan, 11 February 2014 Structurally fragile states are plagued by deeply entrenched sociopolitical and institutional problems. They harbour uniquely formidable obstacles to stability,...

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Norway + 1 more

Measuring the effectiveness of Norwegian peace facilitation

Javier Fabra-Mata, 30 January 2014 Over the past twenty years Norway has established an international reputation as a peace facilitator. The Oslo Accords and Norway’s active involvement in other...

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Somalia + 1 more

Turkey’s new humanitarian approach in Somalia

Under the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey has become a prominent humanitarian power, contributing more than $1 billion in aid in 2012. This makes it the fourth-largest government donor...

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Nepal

Nepal’s elections: new prospects for peacebuilding?

Executive summary By Clare Castillejo This expert analysis examines the main internal and external blockages to peacebuilding in Nepal. It explores the factors that led to the stalling of the...

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Colombia

Challenges facing the Colombian peace negotiations

Peace negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) started in 2012 and have advanced slowly but surely. The rules of procedure – no ceasefire,...

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World + 3 more

The EU in Africa: peacebuilding by proxy

This report provides a status report on the peacebuilding role of the European Union (EU) in Africa ten years after it launched its first military operation in the DRC in 2003, raising hopes among...

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