The Week in Review: February 5-11, 2022
Ukrainian invasion talk heats up against, Libya elects a new prime minister (even though the incumbent is still hanging around), and more
This week, the United States seized frozen assets belonging to Afghanistan. The Libyan parliament elected a new prime minister, even as the current one refused to step down until new elections. Mali’s ruling military junta announced the creation of a “consulting mechanism” with multiple international groups, which may advance a return to civilian government. The security situation in Ukraine seemed to stabilize until the end of the week, when multiple countries abruptly advised their citizens to leave the country immediately. Finally, opposition leaders were arrested as anti-junta protests gripped several cities in Sudan.
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