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March 8, 2013

Wars and Conflict
Somalia-state-failure-US-foreign-policy-conflict-poverty New From CFR: John Campbell on Failing States

On his blog this week, CFR senior fellow John Campbell reviewed a new report on U.S. policy toward failing states. As Campbell explains: Around one billion people live in fragile or failing states. …

January 31, 2013

Energy and Environment
Nigeria-oil-spill-Niger-Delta-Royal-Dutch-Shell-Court-Liability-The-Hague New From CFR: John Campbell on Nigeria’s Oil

Today on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell analyzes the Dutch court decision absolving Royal Dutch Shell of liability for four oil spills in Nigeria. As he explains: [An environmental advoca…

November 28, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
john_campbell_africa_glass_full_or_empty_nigeria New From CFR: John Campbell on Africa’s Outlook

Yesterday on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell reviewed a piece by Simon Freemantle of Standard Bank Research on “whether the Africa glass is half full or half empty.” As Campbell writes: I …

August 30, 2012

Wars and Conflict
Mali-Mbera-Mauritania-refugee-camp-displaced-conflict-development-Islamists-crisis-conflict New from CFR: John Campbell on Mali and Nigeria

This week on his blog, CFR Senior Fellow John Campbell discussed the humanitarian crisis in Mali and polio in Nigeria. Writing on Mali, he took stock of malnutrition and displacement, along with the …

September 5, 2013

Wars and Conflict
RTR3DHRN New From CFR: John Campbell on Doctors Without Borders Leaving Somalia

Doctors Without Borders recently announced that they will be leaving Somalia, due to an uptick in violence against medical personnel. John Campbell explains why, despite recent optimism about Somalia…

May 2, 2013

Emerging Markets
lula mozambique antiretroviral factory New From CFR: John Campbell on Brazil’s Role in Africa

Yesterday on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell wrote about Brazil’s involvement in and assistance to Africa. As he argues: Brazil’s expanding role in Africa is overshadowed in the internatio…

June 19, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Suicide-Attack-Damboa As Army Calls on Displaced Nigerians to Return Home, Terrorist Attacks Rock Damboa

The attack occurred on the same day that the Nigerian chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, publicly said that Boko Haram is no longer a threat and urged internally displaced persons to return home.

March 21, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ghana-Obama-visit-US-policy-Africa-development-governance-democracy-investment New From CFR: John Campbell on U.S. Policy Toward Africa

On his blog this week, CFR senior fellow John Campbell analyzed a proposed new strategy for U.S. policy toward Africa. As he writes: Calls for greater administration involvement with Africa too ofte…

February 13, 2013

Energy and Environment
Nigeria-polio-vaccination-immunization-health-workers-attacked-boko-haram New From CFR: John Campbell on Diamonds in Zimbabwe and Immunization in Nigeria

This week on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell has highlighted two major African concerns: resource wealth and immunization. He first explores the question of what is happening to the income …

February 4, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
south africa soweto philanthropy New From CFR: John Campbell on South Africa’s ’Patriotic Bourgeoisie’

On his blog today, CFR senior fellow John Campbell discusses Patrice Motsepe, South Africa’s wealthiest black citizen, who recently pledged half his $2.65 billion fortune to charity. Motsepe, Campbel…