Securing Africa – China, the U.S. and the EU


Africa was a missing piece in the 2016 American presidential elections. Trends in Africa, including political instabilities, rise of extremist movements, and all environmental and societal problems contributing to an increase of failed-states, were not even mentioned. Only the large questions feeding popular interests such as migration, terrorism, and energy were brought up, and those with neither a convincing strategy for solutions nor a reflection on the root causes of problems.

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Events & Announcements

Online Courses – Winter Break 2016

The following two courses approved for the ACDIS Certificate in Global Security will be offered online for winter break.
ATMS/ESE 120 Severe and Hazardous Weather
GEOL/ESE/GLBL 118 Natural Disasters

Undergraduate Guest Lecture – October 18

The Student Security Group is hosting  Gabriel Wacks, East Asian Languages and Cultures; History, University of Illinois. Talk Title – A Strange Game: Chinese Nuclear Weapon Development in the 21st Century. Thursday, 5:30 pm, 345 Armory Building.