Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
Regions / Central African Republic
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
The Seleka militia in the Central African Republic seem to be following the Rwanda model for genocide.
Members of the Seleka rebel movement continue to loot local homes and businesses, instigate violence, and recruit children to their ranks.
Leading a rebel group may be the best way to be taken seriously in a country with weak political and civil institutions.
The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.