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New posts on Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 2 June 2021

https://sahelcenter.org/ Unpacking the EU’s New Sahel Strategy (PEACELAB) Time to Rethink Development Assistance in the Sahel (American Diplomacy) Select Food System Transformations in the Sahel and West Africa. Implications for…

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The need for alliances and capacity building in counterterrorism

By Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip The Podcast ‘Middle East Focus’ recently treated the subject ‘Counterterrorism under the Biden Administration’ and welcomed two guests: The first: Matthew Levitt, Fromer-Wexler Fellow and…

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New posts on Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 1 May 2021

– Africa is creating its own Great Wall – and it’s green (World Economic Forum)– The Sahel: What needs to change – Towards A New People-Centered Approach (People’s Coalition for…

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New posts on Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 23 April 2021

– Mistrust and Imbalance: The Collapse of Intercommunal Relations and the Rise of Armed Community Mobilization on the Niger-Mali Border (Resolve Network)– Climate Change and Conflict in the Sahel (ClimateLinks/…

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Managing political transitions, avoiding conflict

In all regions of the world, conflicts of transition concerning political power have either been taking place or were taking place, from ancient times up until now. The following points…

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SahelCenter.org – a new Policyinstitute.net initiative

This week, we launched SahelCenter.org – our latest initiative under the umbrella of Policyinstitute.net. You will find studies and news about the greater Sahara-Sahelian region on the new site, which…

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The CDU and CSU on course to differentiate themselves from the Greens and the SPD

by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip The CSU Group Leader in the German Bundestag, Alexander Dobrindt, has called for a “firewall” to be put up with regard to the Green Party….

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Preventing election meddling in the US via the Honest Ads Act

by Thorsten Koch MA, PgDip In a recent edition of the Cato Daily Podcast, one of the think tank’s policy analysts, Will Duffield, talked about ongoing proposals towards election reforms…

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Kevin Vallier: trust tends to be constant when social settings are stable

In a recent podcast, Kevin Vallier spoke about the development of social trust and the performance of trustworthy institutions. The degree of trust is generally high in well-governed societies, he…

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Media Concentration, Lobbyism, and Communication

Western media are relatively free, not least due to the codified values of freedom of opinion and of expression. However, classical media need to face a paradox: on the one…

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