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Upcoming Conference – Shifting Conflict Patterns in Africa: Drivers of Instability and Strategies for Cooperation

800px-Cairo-overviewThere is an interesting conference on the horizon in Austin, Texas.  Below are the details of the conference taken from the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law website. Additional information can be found here.

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The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the U.S. Africa Command, the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, and the U.S. Army War College Fellowship at UT-Austin will host a two-day conference examining the changing conflict landscape in Africa. The conference brings together policymakers, practitioners, military personnel, and scholars to share new research and policy options on conflict issues impacting African and global security.

The U.S. Geographic Combatant Commanders on Climate Change

Will Rogers over at the Center for a New American Security has posted an excellent blog compiling posture statements and exchanges from each of the Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCCs) on climate change during recent Senate Armed Services Committee hearings. We’re re-posting it below:

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