December 7, 2017Nigeria
The latest news from northeastern Nigeria is that the Nigerian army will erect fortresses around the region’s larger towns to prevent Boko Haram raids and allow farmers to tend their fields in safety. The military has now entered a counterinsurgency phase of the conflict.
November 21, 2017Saudi Arabia
A road trip among ordinary Saudis revealed high hopes, and hardly any worries, about the country's new political era.
November 6, 2017Niger
An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.
October 20, 2017Niger
The American military presence in Niger is attracting increasing attention in the United States following an ambush that killed four American soldiers. The tone of President Donald Trump’s condolence…