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Institute for Security Studies
Thursday, May 30, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Please join the CSIS Africa Program for a launch of the Institute for Security Studies' latest paper, The Future of Intrastate Conflict in Africa: More Violence or Greater Peace? The paper reviews patterns of post-Cold War conflicts in Africa to analyze anticipated trends in intrastate conflict through 2050. Jakkie Cilliers, executive director of the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, South Africa, will discuss major findings, including a the evolution of the nature of African conflicts, why conflict has persisted amid rapid economic growth, and how multipolarity may affect these trends in the coming decades. CSIS Africa Program director Jennifer Cooke will moderate.