Which Countries Are Most Likely to Suffer Onsets of State-Led Mass Killing in 2015?

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In a recent post, I noted that 2013 had distinguished itself in a dismal way, by producing more new episodes of mass killing than any other year since the early 1990s. Now let’s talk about why.


Oh I forgot Ethiopia. I know it is the darling of the international community but that is all smoke and mirrors. None of the civil society issues were really fixed and now that are facing a very large drought. The instability in Eritrea will play a role. Guns are readily available from Al Shabab and they want pay back big time. They will arm the dissident factions on the border areas. Once again I guess my view as a contrarian is showing.
By: ilhamkocache · June 09, 2016 3:54pm
Though I respect your focus on statistical factors perhaps there are three countries that should be closely watched. First, Mugabe may die in the next 18 months. There is already significant civil unrest. Drought has crippled the nation and food prices are rising. The transition from Mugabe will be as bloody as anything in the DRC. Second, I believe one should start watching South Africa. Daily protests that are turning violent are happening. The drought is hitting prices. the non SoAfr population will be attacked first as things get scarce. This has already happened but been tamped down. Their economy is tanking. No electricity. Mozambique was going to built a coal plant but is not going to happen. The solar tower in bork is a huge disaster. The ANC is too corrupt. They just pressured SABC to stop reporting on the protests that means news of mass killings will seep out slowly. I know this fits none of your statistical models but perhaps first person knowledge can be useful. Ilham
By: ilhamkocache · June 09, 2016 3:42pm

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