Mathias is a Kenya-based communication analyst of African media, politics and conflicts. Mathias has conducted extensive research in Africa on government messaging, and the role of media in shaping public opinions, including in conflict. He has also advised clients with investments in Africa. Mathias has extensive inside knowledge in Africa media, including on ownership, editorial orientation, and influence. A communication graduate of Kenya’s Daystar University, Mathias has worked for international broadcasters, including the BBC, as a journalist, analyst, editor and media manager. He also has experience with global consultancies as a political risk analyst for East Africa.
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An interview with Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges David van Weel, and NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Clare Hutchinson What key emerging security challenges (particularly related to terrorism) are currently being focused on at NATO? What initiatives are NATO prioritising in response to these? David Van Weel […]
President Joe Biden released his Interim National Security Strategic Guidance last month. Counter-terrorism has been replaced by the threat posed by traditional state actors, such as China and Russia, as well as a looming climate crisis as the main challenge facing the United States today. A review of past practices and a refocusing of priorities, as opposed to big commitments, seem to characterise the new president’s counter-terrorism strategy.