Month: May 2013

Libya’s Governance Crisis

Libya is facing an ongoing governance crisis. The transitional government put in place after the NATO-assisted uprising against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi succeeded in conducting elections and putting together an electoral process for the constitution drafting committee. However, violence continues despite the free elections of July 2012.

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Fading Hope for SSR in Zimbabwe

Hope for security sector reform in Zimbabwe is disappearing quickly as the political crisis in the country drives a deepening wedge into the weak coalition government. With the general elections tentatively set for 29 June, the time needed to ratchet down the tension is in short supply.

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