April 24, 2019North Korea
Strategic clarity and a long-term vision are sorely needed to provide direction in the messier, muddled reality that has arrived in Northeast Asia.
May 3, 2019Women and Women's Rights
Controversy tainted the UN Security Council’s annual debate on conflict-related sexual violence, hosted on April 23 by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. The United States and other Security Council…
April 29, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from April 20 to 26, 2019.
March 12, 2018U.S. Foreign Policy
On March 2, seventeen “National Security Leaders” issued an alarming statement about Israel-Palestinian peace and U.S. policy. The statement was carried as an ad in The New York Times and a PDF versi…
December 5, 2018Nigeria
Nigerians are especially concerned about the upsurge in kidnapping, which affects an increasingly wide spectrum of the Nigerian population. In the past, kidnapping mostly occurred in the south and west of the country, but now, it has become national epidemic. Boko Haram, for example, made headlines in April 2014 when it kidnapped 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, 112 of whom remain captive.
March 18, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from March 9 to 15, 2019.
May 8, 2019South Africa
Today, South Africans will vote for national and provincial assemblies, who in turn will form national and provincial governments. South Africans will choose between parties, not candidates, under South Africa’s system of proportional representation. The main parties are the ANC, DA, and EFF.