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Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

In recent years the United Nations (UN) began to support peacekeeping operations in Africa with unmanned aerial systems (UAS), as part of an undergoing ‘technological revolution’ aimed to make peacekeeping…

Libya about to descend into a new civil war?

Libya about to descend into a new civil war?

On 20 October 2011, an end to Libya’s misery appeared to be in sight. Gaddafi’s death fulfilled the mandate of NATO Operation Unified Protector and international forces left the country…

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

This paper examines contrasting views on the geopolitical effects of the post–Arab Spring. Assessing Middle Eastern, U.S., and European perspectives on transnational security issues includes those threats that directly influence…

Mali: Towards an increase of Minusma forces.

Mali: Towards an increase of Minusma forces.

06/02/2016 – Faced with the resurgence of terrorist attacks in recent days, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon has asked that the forces of Minusma be increased by…

Electronic surveillance system along border between Libya and Tunisia

Electronic surveillance system along border between Libya and Tunisia

The United States is funding a multi-million project to erect an electronic surveillance system along the border between Libya and Tunisia. The US has now released the “first tranche of…

North Africa infected with ISIS terrorism.

North Africa infected with ISIS terrorism.

A​ growing number of terrorist attacks in the United States and Europe have a North African connection — yet Washington policymakers continue to pay far less attention to the region…

US Spy master Clapper said “no direct evidence” for terrorist attack against Russian plane in Egypt.

US Spy master Clapper said “no direct evidence” for terrorist attack against Russian plane in Egypt.

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Monday he knew of no “direct evidence” that terrorism was to blame for the weekend crash of a Russian passenger plane in…

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Short news by Victor Bjorgan Barrios.- Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and South Sudan are among several African states to have signed a new deal on cyber security to protect multi-million-dollar oil…

Strong man: Nigerian President Buhari “leads from the front” against Boko Haram.

Strong man: Nigerian President Buhari “leads from the front” against Boko Haram.

Information reaching Abusidiqu indicates that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon relocate his office to Maiduguri to lead in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents group. This was part of…

Coordination anti BH : Nigerian President-Muhammadu Buhari to visit Chad and Niger.

Coordination anti BH : Nigerian President-Muhammadu Buhari to visit Chad and Niger.

Abuja – A Nigerian spokesperson Garba Shehu , says Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari will visit Chad (on Thursday) and Niger (on Wednesday) , making the countries whose troops help…

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