Articles include new analysis of South Africa’s military intervention in Lesotho; insight into how civil society groups participate in regional integration in Africa; an overview of the impact of domestic and international constraints on Brazilian foreign and defence policy; and an assessment of the role that pharmaceutical manufacturing plays in Indian health diplomacy in Africa.
For the full line-up of the issue including several book reviews, please see below.
The sketch of Brazil’s grand strategy under the Workers’ Party (2003–2016): Domestic and international constraints By Carlos R S Milani & Tiago Nery
Regional economic communities and peacebuilding: The IGAD experience By Redie Bereketeab
The African Union: Autocracy, Diplomacy and Peacebuilding in Africa, by Tony Karbo and Tim Murithi
Reviewed by Thomas Kwasi Tieku
African Border Disorders: Addressing Transnational Extremist Organizations, by Olivier J. Walther and William F.S. Miles
Reviewed by Anthoni van Nieuwkerk
Africa and the World: Bilateral and Multilateral International Diplomacy, by Dawn Nagar and Charles Mutasa
Reviewed by Sanusha Naidu
Women’s Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation, by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp
Reviewed by Yaliwe Clarke
Dreams for Lesotho: Independence, Foreign Assistance and Development, by John Aerni-Flessner
Reviewed by Richard F. Weisfelder
Emerging Powers in International Politics: The BRICS and Soft Power, by Mathilde Chatin and Giulio Gallarotti
Reviewed by Martha Bridgman