Category Archives: Kathleen Smith

Rising Authoritarianism in El Salvador: What Happens After the Crisis

BY KATHLEEN SMITH Even as COVID-19 struck, the very popular new El Salvadorian president, Nayib Bukele, was taking a hardline approach to dealing with a raging gang violence problem, and it seemed to be working. In 2018, the intentional homicide rate was the worst in the world at 52 per 100,000 people.1 By the end […]

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Fragile States Index 2021 – Annual Report

BY NATALIE FIERTZ, NATE HAKEN, PATRICIA TAFT, EMILY SAMPLE, WENDY WILSON, SARAH COCKEY, DANIEL WOODBURN, ANNE-ELÉONORE DELEERSYNDER, ADÈLE DIOP, DANIELLE BATTERMAN, KATELIN REGER, KATHLEEN SMITH, NATOSHA HODUSKI, OLIVIA KRAMER The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but […]

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The political tension between the President and Prime Minister further threatens the country's fragile electoral process. Openness and fairness of political processes are vital #fragilestatesindex.

Somalia crisis deepens as president withdraws PM’s powers

Somalia crisis deepens as president withdraws PM’s powers

PM Roble says he rejects President Mohamed’s ‘unlawful’ move to suspend his executive powers.

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Civil and political rights must be observed for the former President and detainees. Under the #fragilestatesindex the human rights infrastructure promotes due process, justice and fair trials.

Guinea's Col. Mamady Doumbouya, center, is heavily guarded by soldiers after a meeting with ECOWAS delegation in Conakry, Guinea on September 10, 2021.

Guinea: Leaders Should Respect Fundamental Rights

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Half a million people could flee Afghanistan by the end of the year. While most Afghans will remain in the region, thousands seek to join the diaspora of refugees resettled globally. What does that mean for host countries? #fragilestatesindex

Where Will Afghan Refugees Go?

Experts expect that most new Afghan refugees will flee to neighboring Iran and Pakistan, where hundreds of thousands of Afghans already reside.

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📢 We're looking for an enthusiastic, Nigeria-based Programs Coordinator for our LEADERS project.

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❗️Applications close September 30, 2021 @ 11.59pm EST❗️

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