Despite New Tactics, Africa Needs More Holistic Approach to Poaching

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South Africa has announced plans to relocate 200 rhinoceroses after anti-poaching efforts in Kruger National Park proved ineffective. In an email interview, Natasha White of the Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding in Geneva discussed poaching trends in Africa.

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Turkey Takes Pragmatic Approach to International Peacekeeping

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In November 2014, Turkey announced plans to send peacekeepers to participate in U.N.-backed missions in the Central African Republic and Mali. In an email interview, Nil S. Satana, assistant professor at Bilkent University in Ankara discussed Turkey’s contributions to international peacekeeping missions. more

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Uganda-North Korea Ties Skirt Limits of Sanctions

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Uganda and North Korea agreed to strengthen bilateral ties during a visit from Kim Yong Nam, head of North Korea's parliament, in late October last year. In an email interview, Andrea Berger, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, discussed North Korea’s ties with Uganda. more

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Failed Gambia Coup Casts a Spotlight on Jammeh’s Abusive Regime

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Gambia has accused the former head of the presidential guard of leading a small coup attempt that two U.S. citizens were also involved in. In an interview, Jeffrey Smith, an advocacy officer at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, discussed Gambian politics and the coup attempt. more