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SAIIA Podcast Episode 4: 2011 Year-end Review: A look back at some of the major foreign policy developments that affected South Africa and Africa

22 December 2011: SAIIA’s National Director, Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, looks back at the major foreign policy developments from a South African and African perspective.

Has South Africa benefitted from joining the Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC, now called the BRICS) group of emerging powers? How did the country do in its second term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council? And what foreign policy lessons should President Jacob Zuma as his government take away in the light of this year’s Libya crisis as a member of the African Union? 

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This podcast was produced by Chevon Erasmus Porter, and is copyright of SAIIA.

Read related articles:

Post-Gaddafi Libya: Internal, Regional and International Security Implications  by Petrus de Kock and Henning Snyman
Libya: A lost opportunity for the African Union by Elizabeth Sidiropoulos
Anton Hammerl – A casualty of Libya’s ‘un-civil’ war
by Petrus de Kock
The UN Security Council: Is South Africa ready for the prime time
by Henning Snyman

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