Since gaining independence in 1960, Somalia has enjoyed only a few periods of stability.
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Turkey and the Armenian Genocide: from Denial to Recognition? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
At the close of World War I, denial of the Armenian genocide became a central point in Turkey’s official doctrine.
Terrorism and Counter-Radicalization: the Danish Model Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015
There have only been two terrorist attacks in Denmark over the last thirty years: in 1985 and 2015. Other attacks have been prevented, notably those planned against the illustrators whose drawings of the prophet Mohammed were published in Jyllands-Posten.
Libya is in chaos, divided by geographic, ethnic, economic, and religious rifts, with two militia supported governments, each trying to take control of the country’s oil fields.
Russia, a Weak Power? / Climate: Before the Paris Conference Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015
FOCUS Russia, a Weak Power?...
Russia’s economic crisis was not caused by decisions taken by the West following the Russia-Ukraine conflict. It was predicted and widely mediatized.
After the war between Israel and Hezbollah during the summer of 2006, a deterrence strategy was established between the two parties. Occasional subsequent crises have thereby been contained and have been prevented from escalating into extensive confrontations.
Boko Haram, an Exception within the Jihadist Movement? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 2, Summer 2015
Boko Haram was created in 2002 and has been led since 2010 by Abubakar Shekau; however, we still know little about it.
The annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine crisis have enabled Vladimir Putin once again to put on a display of Russian dominance, uniting the nation around core conservative values.