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Sudan was divided in 2011 when South Sudan achieved its independence after the longest war on the African continent. We research how local conflicts are absorbed into or affected by...
CMI Brief | Oct 2019
February 22, 2019, marked a watershed moment in Algeria’s history, and a key moment in the struggle for women’s rights. For the first time ...
Uprising, Islamist extremists, Democracy, Gender Equality, Protest, Women's Involvement, Algeria
CMI Insight | Apr 2013
Hopes were high that the uprisings that began in 2011 across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) that have come to be known as “the Arab ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
This brief analyses Salafism as an urban phenomenon, with an emphasis on the contentious period following the Syrian uprising turned civil war (2011–present). ...
Sudan Brief | Dec 2019
This Sudan Brief is concerned with the fractionalization of Islamism during Bashir’s rule (1989-2019). It does not focus on the details of Bashir’s ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This paper seeks to explain why the military has remained in power in Burma after the country-wide uprising for democracy in 1988. It is argued that a ...
Democratization, Political development, Authoritarianism, Myanmar, Burma
Sudan Brief | Jul 2020
While Sudanese women were at the forefront of the popular uprising under the banner "freedom, peace and justice" that started in December 2018 and eventually ...
Women's rights, Political activism, Sudan
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | May 2018
Fire ganger flere syriske jentebarn blir giftet bort nå enn før krigen. En dramatisk økning i antallet barneekteskap er en direkte ...
CMI Insight | Oct 2013
The Egyptian military has been playing a decisive role in national politics since the eruption of the 2011 uprisings. The Supreme Council of Armed ...
military, democracy, , Egypt
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The Syrian civil war has displaced more than one million Syrians as refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon has not set up formal camps, but instituted a “non–camp” ...
displacement, refugees, camps, non-camp, Lebanon, Syria
Edited Book | Apr 2016
The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or ...
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This article examines the rise and fall of the “Assir movement,” a neo-Salafist campaign led by a charismatic local sheikh who, after years ...
contentious politics, Lebanon, pathways, Salafism, social movements, , urban ecology, Lebanon
"No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow": The Arab Spring and its effect in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
In the spring of 2011, dramatic political changes and events took place in the Arab World. The Arab Spring was comprised of popular uprisings and ...
Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi
Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice
Event | 6 May 2014
This panel will address the question of the prosecution of political leaders in the Arab region, with a focus on four countries whose leaders were ousted during the Arab Spring uprisings: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
Event | 8 May 2013
The importance of electoral institutions is growing in North Africa as a consequence of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Four international specialists discuss the lessons of the recent electoral experiences. Have elections resulted in new forms of authoritarianism or are they harbingers of genuine democratic transitions?
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
Book | Jan 2009
This book tells a different story about water. Against the backdrop of the end of the Ottoman Empire to the Palestinian uprisings, old Palestinian women ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
We attempt to explain the present ethnic-based conflict in the Terai of Nepal by deeper social and economic structures. Based on previous research on ...
News | 2 May 2011
A new report on the effects of the Libyan crisis on the dynamics of the Darfur conflict, including Sudanese claims that Col. Gaddafi is arming and supporting JEM.
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.