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The IISS's work on African security centres on the institute's Armed Conflict Database and its Oppenheimer Lecture series. The former monitors a dozen ongoing conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa, with weekly updates.
President of Mozambique Armando Guebaza
The long-term success of France's military intervention in northern Mali in early 2013 will rely on several factors, including the actions of its jihadi enemies.
President of Mozambique Armando Guebaza explains how pirates off the east coast of Africa are a threat not just to Somalia, but to several other countries' citizens.
France was able to generate and maintain momentum because it already had troops in the region and was swiftly offered assistance with transport and inflight refuelling.
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