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Libya’s civil war & the importance of strategic sequencing

May 6, 2016

By: Robert Andrea One of the most overlooked aspects in strategic deliberations is that of sequencing. It is much more common for the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ of a policy to receive the lion’s share of analysis. Despite this, the order in which the segments of a strategy are implemented can often be just as … Continue reading “Libya’s civil war & the importance of strategic sequencing”


The Libya Complex: From International Interference to Impotence

March 2, 2016

By: Laura Hawkes When attempting to formulate an effective international response to conflicts the crucial question looms: what comes first, diplomacy or eliminating an insurgency? In the context of Libya, this inevitable question has haunted the international community, causing stalled reactions rendering their positions weak. In the aftermath of the 2011 Libyan revolution which saw … Continue reading “The Libya Complex: From International Interference to Impotence”


North Africa – between security and democracy

September 3, 2015

By: Umberto Profazio Photo: Flickr under creative commons license. Recent security developments in North Africa show how terrorism is gradually spreading in the region. On 20th August one police officer was killed in a terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia, and the very same day a car-bomb exploded near a courthouse and a national security building in … Continue reading “North Africa – between security and democracy”


Interview – Dr Carol Bohmer on the Mediterranean migrant crisis

April 21, 2015

By Joana Cook: On Monday, yet another tragic story broke of a ship sinking off the coast of Libya en route to Europe. This time, however, there were a potential 900 fatalities – if confirmed this would represent the highest number in any single case yet. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) fears that 30,000 … Continue reading “Interview – Dr Carol Bohmer on the Mediterranean migrant crisis”


Uncovering the truth about the War on Terror

November 14, 2014

By Charlie de Rivaz: At the end of October, buried deep in the middle pages of the newspapers, was a story about the UK Court of Appeal. The Court had ruled that a Libyan man and his wife could sue British officials for their alleged role in the couple’s kidnapping and ‘extraordinary rendition’ to Gaddafi’s Libya … Continue reading “Uncovering the truth about the War on Terror”


Back in the fold? Canada's tentative re-engagement with NATO

May 16, 2014

By Zachary Wolfraim: Amid the increasing tensions with Russia, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s meeting on 5 May with the head of NATO’s military operations, General Philip Breedlove along with the recent deployment of 6 F-18s to Romania have garnered some Canadian press attention. This represents some of the highest-level contact between the Canadian government … Continue reading “Back in the fold? Canada's tentative re-engagement with NATO”


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