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Marcel Plichta

Marcel Plichta is a postgraduate student in Global Security at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.
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The US Is Letting Sudan Off the Hook

Lifting sanctions allows the regime to continue to sow discord in a region that the U.S. and allies are spending billions to stabilize.

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Russia Is Back In Africa — and Making Some Very Odd Deals

Since December, Moscow has struck major deals in the Central African Republic with both government and rebel leaders.

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China Is Filling the Africa-Sized Gap in US Strategy

While U.S. troops fight terror groups, Beijing is locking up supplies of raw materials key to the future of defense.