Strategic Review for Southern Africa

Strategic Review for Southern Africa is a magazine specializing in Defense topics.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, November

Civil Society and Democratisation in Africa with Specific Reference to the African Peer Review Mechanism
ABSTRACT The absence of political tolerance and human rights in many postcolonial African states severely limit the establishment and independent functioning of civil society African states. In the post-Cold War era a new wave of democratisation...
Dealing with 'Deviants': Testing South Africa's Good International Citizenship
ABSTRACT Informed by the country's apartheid past, its negotiated transition to a non-racial democracy, and the expectations of the world community, the 'new' South Africa from the outset assumed the role of a good international citizen. The global...
Editorial Comments
This issue of Strategic Review for Southern Africa covers a range of topics and issues related and important to African security and strategic affairs and to the way in which we think and theorise about these issues. The past year has witnessed...
Inhabitants of Interstices? Feminist Analysis at the Intersection of Peace Studies, Critical Security Studies and Human Security
ABSTRACT The article places Feminist Security Studies at the centre of the analysis. The aim is to underline the unsettling yet crucial role Feminist Security Studies plays in the theorising of security. While it operates on the margins of mainstream...
Questioning Africa's Economic 'Resilience'
ABSTRACT In the midst of the Great Recession, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank boldly proclaimed that African economies have displayed 'resilience'. It was an attempt to boast that their policy prescriptions have finally paid off,...
Recent publications/Resente Publikasies
(A complete list of Institute publications is available on request/ 'n Volledige lys van Instituut-publikasies is op aanvraag beskikbaar) AD HOC PUBLICATIONS/PUBLIKASIES Selected documents and commentaries on negotiations and constitutional development...
Remarks at Up Seminar on Libya by Dr Laurie Nathan, Centre for Mediation, University of Pretoria, 15 September 2011
In Africa today there is strong criticism of the role of Western powers with respect to Libya. These countries stand accused of undermining the approach of 'African solutions to African problems' and, more specifically, of undermining the African Union...
Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, on the Occasion of a Public Lecture on "Libya, the United Nations, the African Union and South Africa: Wrong Moves? Wrong Motives?", University of Pretoria, 15 September 2011
Programme Director, Prof Africa, Fellow Speakers on the podium, High Commissioners and Ambassadors here this evening, Prof Crewe, Vice-Rector of the University Prof Schoeman, Head of the Department of Political Studies, Professors and Lecturers with...
The Risk of Humanitarianism: Towards an Inclusive Model
ABSTRACT International agencies are facing heightened levels of security risk in conflict zones. The nature of contemporary conflicts and the post-9/11 global political-security environment have contributed to a situation whereby the threat of attack...