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    Crises of the middle east: 1914, 1967, 2003

    Fred Halliday
    21 June 2007
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    Angola: The Client Who Came in from the Cold

    David Sogge
    01 October 2000
    Article
  4. Expanding the fortress

    • Mark Akkerman
    11 May 2018
    Report

    The EU has made migration control a central goal of its foreign relations, rapidly expanding border externalisation measures that require neighbouring countries to act as Europe's border guards. This report examines 35 countries, prioritised by the EU, and finds authoritarian regimes emboldened to repress civil society, vulnerable refugees forced to turn to more dangerous and deadly routes, and European arms and security firms booming off the surge in funding for border security systems and technologies.

  5. The Rise of Border Imperialism

    Nick Buxton, Mark Akkerman
    01 October 2018
    Article

    Over a century after the original Scramble for Africa, European leaders are today imposing new forms of colonialism on the continent in the shape of militarized border controls.

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    Repairing the weakest links: a new agenda for fragile states

    • David Sogge
    27 October 2009

    In order for fragile states and the concept of state weakness to be properly understood, they need to be considered in the contexts of political economy and world history. Four apparently disparate cases – Guatemala, Haiti, Kosovo and Angola – show surprising similarities, and highlight common lessons for international state-building efforts.

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    Angola: empowerment of the few

    David Sogge
    30 May 2007
    Article
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    Crisis of the State and Civil Domains in Africa

    David Sogge, Mariano Aguirre
    01 December 2006
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    Enabling citizens to organise themselves

    David Sogge
    01 April 2007
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    These pages report on one organisation’s efforts to promote public action through community associations in Cape Verde’s capital city, Praia, and in villages nearby.

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    Angola: Global "Good Governance" Also Needed

    David Sogge
    01 June 2006
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    State crisis and regional projects in Africa

    Mariano Aguirre
    01 May 2006
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    Aid =/= Help

    David Sogge
    01 November 2005
    Article
  14. Are African lions really roaring? The Latest Fibs From World Financiers

    Patrick Bond
    12 May 2011
    Article

    The recent wave of Afro-optimism boasting of economical and technological growth on the continent fails to stand up under closer scrutiny, veiling the harsh reality faced by Africans today.