Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 8:08 p.m
Rabat – The Policy Center for a New South (PCNS) and the HEC Center for Geopolitics have announced the publication of the 13th volume of the Strategic Dialogue Report, as usual, with two main themes: “The Fragmentation of the World”. It deals with a very regional issue of global interest and “Africa of the Great Lakes”.
In the first part of this report, following discussions organized by two institutions, the authors examine the current international system, in which several camps have arisen: the Western camp, the Eurasian camp and the African and Pacific group of countries.
These volumes do not weaken the current dichotomy between the United States and China, it is a question of a new dichotomy, accompanied by an unorganized diversity, which is reflected in the rise of events of the origin dedicated to the creation of the G20. A non-new alignment.
Looking at the impact of this ambiguity on the functioning of the Arab League, the levers of unity and the fragmentation of the Arab world are also explored.
Fragmentation, the report stressed, affects markets as well as the economy and the international monetary system, not forgetting disruptions to regional integration, particularly in Africa.
The second part of the report segments the Great Lakes Africa; A region that oscillates between two contradictory geopolitical dynamics: fragmentation and integration, which drive conflict and cooperation, respectively.
The authors describe various aspects of the problems in the region: security, of course, economics, as well as the dangerous use of collective identity to justify conflicts or tensions between different groups or countries.
The following topics were explored in more depth: Rwanda’s military diplomacy in the CAR (Central African Republic) and Mozambique, Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG) in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, diplomatic relations between India and Great Lakes Africa and the limits of this relationship and finally the evolution of the Russian presence in the Great Lakes region. and the determinants of these dynamics underpin both institutions.