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USIP’s David Smock discusses the recent presidential election in Nigeria and the challenges ahead for the African nation.
Toby C. Jones has lived and worked in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Formerly the Gulf Analyst with the International Crisis Group, he is assistant professor of Middle East history at Rutgers University. He is the author of “Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia” (Harvard University Press, 2010).
The July 9 birth of a new country, the Republic of South Sudan, will change the dynamics of Africa’s Great Lakes region even as the southern Sudanese struggle to build their own nation and government, according to four specialists speaking at the United States Institute of Peace on April 14.
USIP on April 14 held an event with Abdullah Abdullah, who heads the Coalition for Change and Hope political party in Afghanistan. He told the group that despite the fact that stereotypes exist about Muslim countries and democracy, there are many in Afghanistan who support a democratic country.
USIP’s Sean Kane discusses his new report "Iraq's Disputed Territories: A View of the Political Horizon and Implications for U.S. Policy.”
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