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Diplomacy & Peace

Cameroon evolves to thwart Boko Haram’s changing tactics

A Cameroonian Mi-17 helicopter.On the afternoon of October 15, 2014, Boko Haram launched an audacious attack. About 1,000 fighters crossed the barren border that separates Cameroon and Nigeria and surrounded the town of Amchidé.
   

SIPRI: Time to rethink the peace operations partnership in Africa

Peacekeersp in Sudan.In anticipation of next week’s opening of the annual session of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations in New York (C34), SIPRI publishes the final report of the New Geopolitics of Peace Operations II initiative, entitled ‘African Directions: Towards an Equitable Partnership in Peace Operations’.
   

New request from Libya to NATO for military training

Libya requests training from NATONATO said on Thursday it received a new and detailed request from Libya's UN-backed government to train and develop its military, depleted by years of conflict and facing an Islamist militant threat as well as division among Libyan militias.
   

Egypt brokers Libya peace roadmap without key figures

Libya peace roadmapLibyan factions have tentatively agreed on an Egyptian-brokered roadmap to heal divisions, Egypt said, though the failure to engineer a meeting between two key figures cast a shadow on the diplomatic push.

   

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