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November 12, 2013

Economics
Prosperity Index - LAM Mexico on the Brink

A few weeks ago, the Legatum Institute’s released its global Prosperity Index—which I wrote about here—that took both macro-economic indicators and social well-being into consideration. In the Index,…

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Nigeria on the Brink

Nigeria is the "Giant of Africa," with the largest population and highest gross domestic product on the continent. There has long been a partnership between Nigeria and the United States on strategic…

December 20, 2017

Kenya
Kenya-Odinga-Peoples-Assembly-Election For Now, Odinga Backs Down in Kenya

After first declaring that he would be inaugurated as president of an opposition "People's Assembly," NASA leader Raila Odinga has backed down, at least for now.

August 2, 2011

Economics
Pulling Guatemala Back from the Brink Pulling Guatemala Back from the Brink

If Guatemalans truly want a more stable and secure future, they will have to start making tough choices. Instead of writing Guatemala off as a lost cause, we should applaud the work of a few courageo…

June 11, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria---Dancing-on-the-Brink.jpg Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink

Teaching Notes on Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink by CFR Senior Fellow and former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.

November 17, 2017

Lebanon
King Salman meets with Saad Hariri in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gambit

Saudi Arabia pressed Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign to try to weaken Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon. The path to resolving the crisis could run through Yemen.

April 6, 2011

Nigeria
Nigeria on the Brink

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET) *Email educators@cfr.org to register.

December 7, 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa
On the Brink On the Brink

I attended a two day colloquium on Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria at Brown University that among other things celebrated Chinua Achebe’s 80th birthday. This was the second…

February 16, 2007

Bolivia
Bolivia on the Brink

Overview Three years ago, the Council on Foreign Relations launched a commission to examine U.S. policy in the Andean region and the Colombian conflict. The result, Andes 2020: A New Strategy f…