Reignited Armed Conflict Between Armenia and Azerbaijan: Could Violence Spread?.

On 27 September 2020;  military forces from Azerbaijan moved into six villages held by Armenian forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh area.  The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pachinian in a television broadcast warned that the two countries were “on the edge of war
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Mali: More Instability in an Unstable Region.

The 18 August  2020 coup by Malian military leaders brought an end to the unstable government of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita;  widely known by his initials IBK.  He had come to power on 22 March 2012 in another military coup;  which had ended
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Fred Halliday. Political Journeys.

(London: Saqi, 2011, 288pp.) It is useful to have an overview of the life;  and thought of others working in the same vineyards of political analysis and conflict resolution. Fred Halliday was such a co-worker. Fred Halliday taught International Relations for many
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MiddleEast Regional Negotiations in Good Faith Needed

The recent 13 June,  mine explosions on two Japanese oil tankers;  The Kohaka Courageous and the Front Altair in the Gulf of Oman highlight the need for negotiations in good faith. There is a need for a regional focus as the zones
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