April 6, 2018South China Sea
The U.S. government is increasingly focused on the emerging competition between the United States and China. To date, U.S. policy has focused primarily on the military, economic, and diplomatic eleme…
February 15, 2018South Africa
The governing African National Congress (ANC) and its large parliamentary majority moved quickly to elect deputy president and current party leader Cyril Ramaphosa to state presidency.
August 9, 2018Nigeria
The book likely represents the public views of one of Yusuf’s sons and the current ISWAP leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who became very close to Abubakar Shekau after the former’s father was killed in 2009.
July 26, 2018Nigeria
They are used to carry out suicide attacks on Nigerian troops in the bush during battles. Up-armored SVBIEDs are not like car bombs, which are designed to avoid detection in urban environments. Rather, up-armored SVBIEDs appear obviously to be weaponized, but in the bush they still have some camouflage.
July 17, 2018South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa, president of South Africa since January, was a close colleague of Nelson Mandela and regularly associates himself with the Mandela legacy and seeks to restore the late president’s values as South Africa’s lodestar.