The outcome of this conflict will have a domino effect that will impact not only on Africa, but the Middle East, Russia, the Far East, Europe and the US. It is an outcome that has to be very carefully managed for those reasons...
Elements of the US forces may remain in Iraq for longer than might have been expected or announced?
The defection of Mousa Kousa from Libya to the UK bears the fingerprints of a classic intelligence operation. The timing of his flight, literally, is also noteworthy as it came the day after the expulsion of five Libyan diplomats from the UK on the grounds they represented a threat to UK national security...
It is these broader themes that will set the security and business trajectory in the years to come...
Yesterday the UN Security Council voted to accept Resolution 1973 / 2011, which authorises the use of military force in Libya to protect the civilian population, less ground operations...