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Kony and US Foreign Policy

| July 6, 2012

A quick plug: One of my Phd students, Joshua Shurley, has just written a short and interesting piece on Kony 2012,  AMISOM, and US foreign policy in Uganda. It’s available here, pp. 6-11.

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The War on Somali Piracy

| May 31, 2012

According to a recent BBC report, the EU has launched an attack on Somali “pirate bases.” It strikes me how little the international community’s response to piracy has been generally problematised. If anything, the biggest criticism of it has been that it has not been robust enough. There are (at least) three major problems with […]

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