Politics and Security
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 06:17
There was, in fact, no crisis requiring these extraordinary measures along the border, where Colombians and Venezuelans have coexisted amicably through good times and bad. The whole thing was phony, a crisis manufactured by an increasingly unpopular president who is desperate to shore up support for his party ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for December.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 08:19
Libya's internationally recognized government on Tuesday urged fellow Arab countries to arm its military so it can face the expanding influence of an ISIS affiliate in the country.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:47
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the SADC Observer Mission that he has led made recommendations for the Kingdom of Lesotho to consider affecting constitutional and security reforms.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:43
We call on leaders to seek dialogue and consensus in resolving this crisis in a manner that both serves the best interests of the Bissau-Guinean people and that establishes a clear outline of roles in order to avoid prolonged political crisis now and in the future.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 07:12
Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram say the government is punishing them for unknown sins and sentencing them to death.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 05:47
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan have in close succession come up with a new punishment for people suspected of involvement with terrorist organizations.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 05:04
The expected economic benefits of membership in the Eurasian Economic Union are not materializing for Armenia.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 05:47
Authorities in Central Asia's former Soviet "stans" are taking draconian measures to stamp out militant Islam, but their harsh methods and the absence of democratic politics risk provoking a backlash that could bring even greater instability.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:24
U.S. Security Assistance to Central Asia: A Post-Afghanistan Shift in Strategy
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:04
Armenia has made publics parts of the proposed constitutional changes that would transform the current national political system into a parliamentarian form of government.