Papers published by the Institute focus on five key thematic areas: defence and security; terrorism, violent extremism, and radicalization; governance, statecraft, and conflict management; transnational crimes and strategic threats; and diplomacy and foreign relations. These important publications aim to improve and enliven the quality of debate around key policy areas.

Towards Effective Campaign for African Union Commission Chair: A Critical Examination of Kenya’s Bid 

Compensation or Investment? Kenya’s Dual Climate Finance Posture is a Necessary Strategic Gamble

Maximizing the EAC’s Revitalized Vision and Increased Joint Dividends Following Democratic Republic of Congo’s Admission

Comprehensive Border Security Critical to Stability in the Horn of Africa Region

Preventing Human Rights Violations by External Economic Involvement in the Wider Horn of Africa Security Complex

The Kenya-Somalia Maritime Boundary Dispute Threatens Kenya’s Regional Transport and Logistics Hub Ambitions

South Sudan Power Sharing Agreement and Intricate Realities

How Strategic Choices Keep President Museveni in Power

Mapping Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)