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Syria is no more

May 29th, 2013, Comment & Analysis, Uncategorized

What began in Syria as a revolt against an oppressive regime has evolved into a sectarian civil war and, more recently, into a proxy conflict among outsiders. In the process, the struggle has become increasingly convoluted, with conflicting agendas among allies, together with deep-seated communal tensions, rendering the situation nearly intractable.

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Conflict with Iran would send shockwaves across the world

April 11th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

As Friday’s nuclear talks with Iran approach, there are storm clouds in the distance. Global security would be affected by a conflict and the global economy remains in a risky, brittle state as it attempts to dig itself out of one of the worst recessions since the Second World War.

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Afyare A. Elmi

March 8th, 2011, Academia, Asia, Defense and Security, Doha, English, International Relations, North Africa and Middle East, Qatar, Somali, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, War and Conflict

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Dr. Afyare A. Elmi, a Somali-Canadian political scientist, teaches international politics at the Qatar University’s International Affairs Department. He is specialized in international security, conflict and peacebuilding, political Islam and African security and development.

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Strengthening Sudan’s Elections

April 5th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Elections are complicated things. This is true even in the most democratically experienced nations like the United States. The challenges are compounded in a nation like Sudan which has little electoral experience, is underdeveloped in many regions, and has a long history of conflict.

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Strengthening Sudan’s Elections

April 5th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Elections are complicated things. This is true even in the most democratically experienced nations like the United States. The challenges are compounded in a nation like Sudan which has little electoral experience, is underdeveloped in many regions, and has a long history of conflict.

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