Governance

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
After a border official stopped him leaving Bahrain last week, citing a security order, Mohammed al-Tajer said he checked with the departments in charge of passports and investigations and was told no travel ban was in place.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In order to usher in stability, the United States needs a region-by-region approach to Syria that builds from the bottom up and leaves Syria with a weak central government but strong regionally-based power centers backed by local populations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The head of the United Nations mission in Congo said Thursday he does not believe the country will be able to hold its presidential election as scheduled in November, another indication that President Joseph Kabila could stay in power beyond his mandate.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The UN are set to host a second day of talks in Libya Sunday with the aim of creating a “unified” army in a country wracked by internal divisions and a extremist threat. The organization brokered a power-sharing deal last year to form a Government of National Accord (GNA), but the body is still struggling to assert its authority.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Middle East experts say that as the Islamic State is defeated in Iraq and Syria, the fight for a stable political future in the region is just beginning. The U.S. is expected to pledge $2 billion to Iraq from governments around the world, but this money will need to be distributed to efforts other than to military in order to stabilize Iraq.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As the 27th AU Summit taking place here focuses on "2016: African Year of Human Rights, with a particular focus on the Rights of Women", more needs to be done to live up to that theme.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:45
Human rights must be a top priority during the North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa, said Amnesty International in an open letter to United States President Barack Obama, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:24
In the wake of various challenges across Africa, tangible trends can be seen emerging that can be used to guide responses to future security issues.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:46
Luis Fleischman writes, "It is not coincidental that as the OAS was adopting this benevolent approach towards the Maduro regime, the electoral process in Nicaragua was being destroyed. The Nicaraguan Supreme Court issued a decision to give legal representation of the largest opposition party, the Partido Liberal Independiente (PLI) to Pedro Reyes"
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:32
The histories and patterns of U.S.-coordinated Western support for Ethiopia through military and economic aid have ultimately destabilized the region has given rise to heightened tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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