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Dr. Azeem Ibrahim
Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim

Should we worry about genocide in Cameroon?

Cameroon has been making headlines as another hotspot of instability in Africa. This time, the conflict is along linguistic and cultural lines, between the Francophone majority in the country, who...

Can Mohammed bin Salman succeed in averting an India-Pak war?

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has gained a reputation as a man of power since he has come to prominence in the Saudi Kingdom two years ago. The war in Yemen, the campaign against Iran and...

Why is Russia propping up Sudan’s Bashir?

Omar al-Bashir’s regime in Khartoum has been looking increasingly fragile since popular protests erupted toward the end of last year against the dire and deteriorating economic conditions in the...

How likely are Myanmar’s generals to face prosecution for genocide?

UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Myanmar, Professor Yanghee Lee, on Friday called for the Myanmar Army Chief, Senior General Ming Aung Hlaing, to be prosecuted for genocide against the...

Will the Taliban finally sit down with the Afghan government?

US Special Envoy to Afghanistan, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad said on Wednesday that direct talks with the Taliban “will happen very soon.” It was not clear if the ambassador was referring...

Engineering a historical narrative in Syria

“We will go down in history either as the world’s greatest statesmen or its worst villains.”These were the indomitable words of Field Marshal Hermann Goring prior to the Nazis facing...

Whitewashing the greatest mass murderer of our time

And so it begins. The whitewashing and normalization of one of the greatest mass murders of our time has began in earnest. After 600,000 dead and 6 million displaced, nations who previously held the...

Is this the beginning of the end for Sudan’s Omar Bashir?

Political strife is not uncommon in Sudan, but the intensity and endurance of recent protests may well portend the end of the Bashir regime in the African country. Omar Bashir has been in power in...