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January 26, 2021

Iran
The Last Shah

Ray Takeyh provides new interpretations of many key events—including the 1953 coup against Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadeq and the rise of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini—significantly revising our unde…

December 1, 2020

Nigeria
Nigeria and the Nation-State

Former Ambassador John Campbell illustrates the history and importance of Nigeria, a country too often overlooked by the West.

July 2, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

John Campbell and Matthew Page provide an overview of the politics, history, and culture of Nigeria, including the threat of Boko Haram and religious conflicts.

October 1, 2019

Conflict Prevention
Preventive Engagement

Paul B. Stares proposes a comprehensive new strategy, "preventive engagement," for how the United States can manage an increasingly turbulent world and reduce the risk of costly military commitments.

February 12, 2016

South Africa
Morning in South Africa

In Morning in South Africa, John Campbell provides an incisive and deeply informed introduction to post-apartheid South Africa.

November 17, 2014

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Ebola

Laurie Garrett offers a masterful account of the 1995 Ebola outbreak in Zaire, and argues these lessons learned must be applied to solve the Ebola crisis of 2014.

June 18, 2013

Democracy
Pathways to Freedom

Read an excerpt of Pathways to Freedom. Many developing countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in buildin…

June 1, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink

John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, explores the country's postcolonial history and examines the events and conditions that have carried this troubled giant to the edge.

January 2, 2013

Financial Markets
The Battle of Bretton Woods

A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.

August 6, 2012

Religion
The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security

"Religion and Security in Nigeria," authored by John Campbell, is a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security breaks new ground by…