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Russia stumbles in the fog of Syrian war
The February 10 Israeli air force strike on the Tiyas (or T-4) military airbase near Palmyra, Syria brought the Syrian civil war into a new phase, as my Brookings colleagues Dror Michman and Yael Mizrahi-Arnaud recently argued.
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:47:46 AM
DRC: IndustriALL mission finds Glencore gravely mistreating workers at cobalt mines
An IndustriALL fact-finding mission to Glencore’s copper and cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has uncovered alarming mistreatment of workers directly contradicting Glencore’s claims.
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:46:02 AM
Why a good Brexit outcome matters
It's not just the economy, stupid!
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:39:36 AM
Russian journalists dig up employment records showing that the 'Wagner' PMC employs 3,602 people
The “Wagner” private military company has at least 3,602 combatants on its payroll
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:37:26 AM
Nigerian conflict is a result of environmental devastation across West Africa
Nigeria is experiencing a major conflict between nomadic herdsmen and indigenous farmers. In 2016, the conflict led to the death of 2,500 people, displaced 62,000 others and led to loss of US$13.7 billion in revenue. In January 2018 alone, the conflict claimed the lives of 168 people.
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:35:54 AM