Carbon Compacts, Decarbonization, and Peace in Fragile States in Africa and the Middle East
Congratulations to WPF's Executive Director, Alex de Waal on receiving the 2023 Royal Anthropological Institute’s Huxley Award! Read more about the award on our blog.
In the News
BBC NEWS | November 7, 2023
Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed eyes Red Sea port, inflaming tensions
Ethiopia is abuzz with rumours of a new war - which would be Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's fourth in five years.
RESPONSIBLE STATECRAFT | November 3, 2023
How the Israel-Hamas war is destabilizing the Horn of Africa
The Biden White House has not prioritized the region, leaving Washington with little influence in the deepening crisis.
THE NEW YORK TIMES | August 14, 2023
The Deluge Facing Africa’s Leaders Is Going to Get Worse
"Africans and Americans alike must face the reality that there are no Africa-only solutions to the layered crises afflicting the Sahel."
RESPONSIBLE STATECRAFT | August 3, 2023
Sudan’s next stop: Regional proxy war?
Outside powers are taking sides, supplying weapons, and hoping one general or the other will gain the battlefield advantage.
- Multilateralism for Dark Times December 6, 2023In the dark times, Will there also be singing?Yes, there will be singing About the dark times. — Berthold Brec On Aversion to Pessimism Aversion Many of us suffer from pessimism aversion. It [...] The post Multilateralism for Dark Times appeared first on Reinventing Peace.Alex DeWaal
- “None was there when I had my fatal hour”: on the death of Jorge L. Zerquera December 1, 2023On November 17, 2023, Jorge L. Zerquera reportedly committed suicide while being held inside a Behavioral Adjustment Unit (BAU), at Massachusetts’ medium security prison, MCI-Norfolk. The BAU houses,Bridget Conley