June 1, 2018Niger
The name of the organization conjures association with the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, but caution is required. Evidence that the Islamic State of the Greater Sahara is somehow an extension of the Islamic State in the Middle East or even in Libya is sparse.
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…
March 2, 2017Wars and Conflict
At a December 2016 symposium entitled “Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution,” CFR hosted three panel discussions in Washington, DC, with government officials, civil society exp…
November 18, 2016Tunisia
Reading selections for the weekend of November 18, 2016.
November 29, 2016Development
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
January 30, 2006Afghanistan
Dr. Amin Tarzi, an Afghanistan analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, spoke to cfr.org’s Esther Pan ahead of a major international meeting on Afghan development in London January 31-February 1…
September 22, 2017Middle East and North Africa
Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit discusses the state of affairs in the Middle East.