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March 11, 2016

Americas
A policeman is seen outside the gates of Riadha House the Athletic Kenya (AK) Headquarters during a protest in capital Nairobi November 23, 2015. Dozens of Kenyan athletes stormed the athletics federation headquarters in Nairobi on Monday, locking out officials and demanding that top Athletics Kenya (AK) bosses step down following allegations of graft and doping cover-ups (Reuters/Noor Khamis). This Week in Markets and Democracy: Nike’s Bribes in Kenya, Elections in Benin and Niger, and Women’s Anticorruption Role

Nike Bribes, Will the United States Prosecute? Bank records and emails show Nike paid a $500,000 “commitment bonus” to Kenya’s athletics federation, and hundreds of thousands more in “honoraria.” Th…

August 17, 2015

Cuba
Did The Kerry Visit To Cuba Matter?

Secretary of State Kerry traveled to Havana to raise the flag at the U.S. Embassy there last week. As has been noted here in this blog and in many news articles and columns, no dissidents or human ri…

November 9, 2017

Health Policy and Initiatives
Play Opioids The Growing U.S. Opioid Crisis: Lessons From Around the World

Speakers discuss the growing opioid epidemic in cities across the United States, the influx of inexpensive heroin and potent synthetics such as fentanyl, and the lessons the United States can learn f…

February 13, 2008

Sub-Saharan Africa
President Bush Travels to Africa

President Bush’s five-country trip to Africa is organized to showcase his policy successes on the continent.

September 17, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Citizens of Mali protest during the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meeting, where the Mali crisis and Guinea-Bissau coup are discussed, in Abidjan April 26, 2012. Defining "Africa" Through Geography or Regional Cooperation

What is "Africa?" Nomenclature raises difficult issues. Maps in school rooms show “Africa" as a distinct continent, the second largest in the world. But the U.S. Department of State assigns North Afr…