Protest violence continued to be pronounced in recent weeks, with the current campaign likely to impact the November District Council elections.
Executive Summary: On October 13, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) deployed its troops towards northern Syria in line with a reported agreement between the Syrian government and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The development highlights the SDF’s willingness to negotiate with the SAA to receive their support to counter the Turkish Operation “Spring of Peace”
Executive Summary Parliament passed legislation to require PM Boris Johnson to ask for a Brexit delay if no deal is agreed upon with the EU before October 19. Johnson stated that he will not ask for an extension, with concerns growing that he will attempt force through a no-deal exit on October 31. This will
The rapid proliferation of militancy across Burkina Faso to its southern borders have created fears of spillover, further heightened by a warning by Burkinabe authorities to Ghana, Togo, and Benin.
On July 25, President Beji Caid Essebsi passed away. His death is likely to further exacerbate the political polarization within Nidaa Tounes, the current ruling party, and weaken electoral support for the party in the upcoming elections.