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Somalia Briefing: Jihadi Groups and their Links to Al-Qaeda

Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group

Moderators: Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program and the Program on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Jennifer Cooke, Deputy Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Kenya after Moi

In a roundtable cosponsored by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights, renowned Kenyan human rights advocate, Dr. Gibson Kamau Kuria, spoke about the evolution of Kenyan democracy and the country’s human rights environment. Gibson focused on the problems of the newly installed Kibaki government in changing the face of Kenyan politics after the end of the Moi regime.

Sudan: Last Steps in the Peace Process

Sudan is a country that has seen almost non-stop civil war for close to fifty years, from 1954-1979 and again from 1983 until today. Over the years, tensions between Northern and Southern Sudan have led to the deaths of millions of Sudanese citizens and the internal and external displacement of millions more. The two main opposing groups are the Government of the Sudan (GoS) and the Southern-based Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). The Machakos Protocol of July, 2002 seemed to be a major step towards the end of the period of violence that began in 1983.

Sudan: The Road to Progress

The Peace Process

Islam and Democratic Transition in Nigeria: Paradoxes and Predicaments

Summary of a meeting with Professor Muhammad S. Umar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Arizona State University, and 2001-2002 Preceptor for Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa, Program of African Studies, Northwestern University.

Dire Strait? Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

An Asia Program Event, cosponsored by the Wilson Center's Division of International Security Studies and Environmental Change and Security Program; Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies; and the U.S. Army's Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Series.

Yemen Beyond the Headlines: Population, Health, Natural Resources, and Institutions

"Ultimately, whether Yemen is able to achieve its goals for social and economic development, will, to a large extent, depend on its future population growth and size," said Gary Cook, senior health advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development, in his opening address at the Woodrow Wilson Center's all-day conference, "Yemen Behind the Headlines: Population, Health, Natural Resources, and Institutions."

Panel I: Population and Development Challenges

Вестник 1 (Весна 2002)

Номер посвящен волнующей весь мир проблеме укрепления национальной и международной безопасности после трагических событий 11 сентября, а также политическому экстремизму, крайней формой которого и явились чудовищные по своему масштабу и жестокости террористические атаки в Нью-Йорке и Вашингтоне.

Rogue States and U.S. Foreign Policy: Containment after the Cold War

President Clinton and other U.S. officials have warned that “rogue states” pose a major threat to international peace in the post-Cold War era. But what exactly is a rogue state? Does the concept foster a sound approach to foreign policy, or is it, in the end, no more than a counterproductive political epithet? Robert Litwak traces the origins and development of rogue state policy and then assesses its efficacy through detailed case studies of Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. He shows that the policy is politically selective, inhibits the ability of U.S.