By Natalie Domaas Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst Over the past 20 years it has become increasingly common for countries to list non-state armed groups (NSAG) as terrorist organisations. The logic behind this move is to make it easier for countries and international bodies to sanction these groups, however this trend is having an adverse effect onContinue reading “Why we should consider negotiating with terrorist organisations”
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The Taliban and Pakistan face a conundrum over their border
By Will Xue Barlow*Guest Contributor The Afghan Taliban leadership council have announced the cabinet of their self-proclaimed Emirate. It consists of many old faces of the Taliban Quetta Shura (council), who themselves were formed around a core of 10 former Taliban leaders and ministers who fled to Quetta, Pakistan, in 2001. These 33 ministers includeContinue reading “The Taliban and Pakistan face a conundrum over their border”
Israel-Palestine escalation: what happened and are we heading towards another war?
By Annabelle SabaMENA Analyst In the last few days, the Gaza strip has seen its police buildings, Hamas controlled neighbourhoods and apartments blocks heavily bombarded. At least 83 Palestinians and 6 Israelis have been killed since the offensive began on 10 May, with more than 400 people wounded as of 13 May. This is byContinue reading “Israel-Palestine escalation: what happened and are we heading towards another war?”