Archive for the 'Africa' Category

Another guest post for Coming Anarchy. Please check their site if you wish to comment on this post. Thanks! Last week I wrote: But by the 1980s, it was clear that the region was no longer entirely peaceful… Democracy appeared to be weakening, and one academic warned of “Africanisation,” forecasting a dark future for Oceania. [...]

Linkage #8

Posted by Phil on April 30th, 2007

For this edition of Linkage I have a roundup of excellent posts from the smaller blogs in the World section of my blogroll, inspired by Hidden Unities’ “Simply The Best” and Strategist’s “Snapshots,” etc. First up is Eddie at Hidden Unities, with posts on child soldiers – Children at War Part I, Part II, and [...]

Islamic terror on the move in Africa

Posted by Phil on April 15th, 2007

The Reuters analysis reads “Africa bombers signal growing regional threat.” Four suicide bombers and one policeman died during a raid in Morocco, while car bombs hit the Prime Minister’s office and a police station in Algiers, killing 33. And suicide bombers struck again today: in two ineffective attacks against fortified American diplomatic targets in Casablanca. [...]