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Briefing Note: Mexico

A briefing note on a seminar at the Latin America Conference 2016, on violence and corruption in Mexico. Written for Liberation by Justice Mexico Now.    When Enrique Pena Nieto, the former governor of the state of Mexico, won the country’s general election in 2012, voters hoped they would see a sharp downturn in the […]


The New President and the Iran Nuclear Deal: Why the Islamic Republic could see Trump as a threat

Donald Trump’s election win raised interest because of the difficulty of making accurate policy predictions owing to his unpredictability.[1] The President-elect could pursue one of his main foreign policy objectives based on his pre-election campaign call to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, known by its formal name, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), reached […]


Ebola: An Appraisal of the Global Response Efforts

  By Pius Kanyegambeta 14th October 2014 (Image from: www.www.keyt.com Aug 7, 2014)   In a century where globalization and foreign aid are at the core of a lot of the developed nations’ foreign policies, the issue of inequality within the health systems between the West and developing nations is still prevalent. Although millions of […]

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Egypt’s new President and Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, received a visit from the Saudi King in Cairo, who personally congratulated him on his victory in the presidential elections of May, 2014. For the Saudi monarch, it was a symbol of the Kingdom’s success in turning back what he labelled the “strange chaos” of the revolutionary wave of […]