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Tunisia’s Political Crisis: A Slide to Authoritarianism?

Tunisia’s Political Crisis: A Slide to Authoritarianism?

In July 2021, following massive street protests, Tunisia’s President Kais Saied sacked the prime minister, suspended parliament temporarily, and stated his intent to move forward with widespread prosecutions as part…
Tunisia’s Political Crisis: A Slide to Authoritarianism?

Tunisia’s Political Crisis: A Slide to Authoritarianism?

In July 2021, following massive street protests, Tunisia’s President Kais Saied sacked the prime minister, suspended parliament temporarily, and stated his intent to move forward with widespread prosecutions as part…
How UAE is undermining stability in the Horn of Africa and Somalia

How UAE is undermining stability in the Horn of Africa and Somalia

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)  has always been a primary source of power throughout global politics. In recent years, UAE…
How the UAE’s demand for gold is fuelling instability in Africa

How the UAE’s demand for gold is fuelling instability in Africa

Buoyed by a recent spike in gold prices and the spread of illicit mining, hundreds of tons of gold flows…
South Africa: Political Riots and Social Revolt?

South Africa: Political Riots and Social Revolt?

In July, South Africa was swept with a week of civil unrest, which left more than 330 people dead, thousands…
Terrorism in Sahel Region in Africa: Explaining the Rise of Extremist Violence Terrorism

Terrorism in Sahel Region in Africa: Explaining the Rise of Extremist Violence Terrorism

The development of Islamic terrorism and extremism in the Sahel has been heavily influenced by the eruptive dysfunctions between the…
South Africa: What chance a failed state?

South Africa: What chance a failed state?

After apartheid ended in 1994 and Nelson Mandela came to power, the international community lauded him for his conciliatory approach.…

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Horn of Africa: Outsiders and Proxies

Horn of Africa: Outsiders and Proxies

Dynamics in the Horn of Africa with Rahel Kessete Afewerky...
Colliding Stabilisation Strategies in the Sahel

Colliding Stabilisation Strategies in the Sahel

French and German perspectives on the destabilisation of the Sahel.
Webinar: Lessons Not Learned from Libya

Webinar: Lessons Not Learned from Libya

Tactics Institute's latest video discussion on international security crises.
Audio: Lessons Not Learned in Libya

Audio: Lessons Not Learned in Libya

Ambassador James Moran, Research Consultant Verity Hubbard and Professor Mikail Barah on whether there is an exit strategy from the…
Côte d'Ivoire: Assessing Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration

Côte d'Ivoire: Assessing Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration

Part two of Michée Dare's analysis of African security issues.
Africa Vs Terrorism: The Urgency of Reforming African Armies

Africa Vs Terrorism: The Urgency of Reforming African Armies

The context in which African armies were formed, and how it affected them today.