Russia is a major kingmaker in Libya

Russia is a major kingmaker in Libya

The presence in Berlin of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Trump’s National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien may be a sign of greater US engagement on Libya which is no doubt motivated by Russian and Turkish muscle-flexing. Washington has reportedly been...

Nigeria – Forecast 2020

Domestic Policy & Politics With his All Progressives Congress (APC) controllingboth the House of Representatives and the Senate, and ready to back a US$35 billion budget and another US$30 billion in local and international borrowing, President Muhammadu Buhari...

Libya – Forecast 2020

Domestic Politics & Policy Even if the Berlin process culminates in a conference in mid-January 2020 — that unites domestic and international policy behind a single framework for political reunification — it is unlikely that Libyan government institutions will...