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South Sudan is in a Freefall

South Sudan is in a tailspin. On July 9, the country commemorated its 4th anniversary of independence but it was hardly a celebration. Since December 2013 the country has been in a freefall stemming from...
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Another Bad Election in Burundi

Yesterday, amid an ongoing political crisis and unrest, Burundians went to the polls to vote in the country's contentious presidential election. While media reports that at least two people were killed the...
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The IAEA Faces Big Budget Pressures

Despite it's high profile, the International Atomic Energy Agency suffers from some of the same funding challenges as many UN agencies. Now that it is at the heart of the Iran nuclear deal, will its member...