Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. African leaders declare war on Boko Haram, end of winter in Afghanistan marks beginning of Taliban’s spring offensive, Western sanctions threaten Russian Arctic development, and more.
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. Surprise winner in Panama’s presidential election heralds new era for the country, tensions in Thailand reach new high as prime minister ousted from office, Finland strengthens relationship with Sweden and NATO amid increasing fears of Russian expansionism, and more.
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. Nigerian Army kills Boko Haram fighters in air strike, political divisions reopen in Thailand, Iran and the P5+1 reach agreement, and more.
In this article co-published with openDemocracy, Gustavo Plácido dos Santos asks whether in a context of poor school attendance among Muslims in northern Nigeria is the almajiri system favoured by Boko Haram compatible with a peacebuilding project for the country?