November 23, 2020Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 14 to November 20, 2020.
November 23, 2020Transition 2021
President-Elect Joe Biden has his work cut out for himself in his effort to restore allies’ trust in U.S. foreign policy.
November 23, 2020Mozambique
Nolan Quinn is a research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Africa Program. On October 14, the Islamist insurgency focused in northern Mozambique spilled over into Tanzania, with an …
November 20, 2020Mali
Amadou Touré, coup maker, coup victim, military ruler, and eventually civilian chief of state in Mali, died last week in Istanbul at the age of seventy-two.
November 19, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The coronavirus pandemic has not been an advertisement for the healthy effects of democracy. There have been some notable success stories among democracies, but it is also true that nine out of the t…
November 19, 2020Nigeria
On October 20, 2020, Nigerians watched in horror on social media as men suspected to be members of the military opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters—a movement responding to a litany of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
November 18, 2020Middle East and North Africa
Panelists discuss recent events in the Middle East and how those events may affect U.S. Middle East policy in the coming year, including normalized relations between Israel and two Gulf nations; Leba…
November 18, 2020Education
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest education emergency in history, with consequences that could reverse decades of progress in girl's education. Ensuring continuity of education amid COVID…