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Comment & Analysis - April 21, 2011
There will be seventeen presidential and legislative elections in Africa in the nine months remaining in 2011, and that fact, plus the recent violent four-month electoral standoff in Côte d’Ivoire, means the moment has come for African leaders and institutions to take elections seriously.
Comment & Analysis - April 15, 2011
The arrest of Laurent Gbagbo in the bunker of the presidential palace in Abidjan on April 11th marks a turning point in the struggle to place Alassane Ouattara, the declared winner of the December 2010 election, in his rightful place as President of the Ivory Coast.
General Announcements - April 14, 2011
“Like their licit counterparts in society and industry, terrorist groups are benefitting from globalization by diversifying their sources of funding, decentralizing their organizations and communicating via new technologies," said IPI Senior Policy Analyst Naureen Chowdhury Fink during a briefing to NGOs at the UN on counterterrorism.
Podcasts - April 12, 2011
The former UN Deputy Secretary-General spoke to an overflow audience at IPI at an April 6th event based on his new book "The Unfinished Global Revolution: The Pursuit of a New International Politics."
General Announcements - April 07, 2011
Key findings of a new IPI poll show Amr Moussa as the front runner for the presidential election; the Egyptian Army is still popular, but slightly less than in previous polls; and Egyptians support moderate economic and foreign policies, as well as moderate parties and candidates.
General Announcements - March 30, 2011
General Announcements - March 29, 2011
General Announcements - March 28, 2011
Edward C. Luck, IPI's Vice President for Research and Programs and a Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General, discussed the military intervention in Libya and how it represented an invocation of the Responsibility to Protect principle in an interview with Andreas Ross, the Political Editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
IPI in the News - March 18, 2011
Podcasts - March 04, 2011
Over a seven-month period, New York Times journalist David Rohde was held captive in Afghanistan and in Pakistani tribal areas that are completely in hands of the most fearsome Taliban. One day, he thinks he may be freed. The next he is certain he is to die.
The Global Observatory
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