African countries’ decision to avoid condemning Russia for its invasion of Ukraine was not based only on issues directly connected to the conflict.
None of the available methods for holding Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable are likely to actually punish him, and they may even make new atrocities more likely.
Whether or not elections will be able to seal the breach in the Libyan polity remains an open question.
The biggest challenge is that the government does not have a monopoly over the legitimate use of force.
It’s time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won’t topple the Zanu-PF government.
A serious concern is the possibility of a long, drawn-out siege of Libya’s capital, Tripoli.
Algeria’s elite has built its legitimacy on a distorted memory of the war of independence.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?
The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
The UK foreign secretary has been talking up the merits of clearing away bodies to build a new Dubai on the Libyan Med.