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May 8, 2018

Ethiopia
Ethiopia-Abiy-Ahmed-Prime-Minister-Political-Transition-New Ethiopia’s Long Political Transition Is a Lesson for Others

Abiy Ahmed's ascension to office in Ethiopia is only the latest development in an attenuated transition process that began with the death of Meles Zenawi in 2012.

May 15, 2017

Turkey
BP05152017 Donald Trump Is Repeating Obama’s Errors in Dealing With Turkey’s Erdogan: But There Is Another Way Forward

Trump's critical meeting with the controversial Turkish strongman comes after a long litany of American mistakes.

February 28, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Buhari_Illness President Muhammadu Buhari’s Health

The Nigerian media continues to be transfixed by the question of President Buhari’s health, with rumor and innuendo flying, including the “fake news” of his death. Buhari went to London on January 19…

April 20, 2018

Media
Play Disinformation and media literacy Political Disruptions: Combating Disinformation and Fake News

Kelly M. Greenhill, Joan Donovan, and Benjamin T. Decker assess the challenges of disinformation and media literacy, and its role in U.S. democracy, with Richard Stengel, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.

August 31, 2016

Brazil
Political Fault Lines in Post-Rousseff Brazil-LAM Political Fault Lines in Post-Rousseff Brazil

After nearly nine months, Brazil’s impeachment drama is over. The process ended on a curiously subdued note: the Senate’s questioning of Dilma Rousseff on Monday was a staid affair, and Tuesday’s spe…

October 19, 2017

Iraq
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters celebrate victory in Raqqa. What to Watch For in Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

As the campaigns to wrest the Islamic State from the territory it held in Iraq and Syria near completion, new conflicts may arise if old political arrangements prevail.

October 29, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
jintao_kagame_china_richard_dowden Emerging Voices: Richard Dowden on World Bank and IMF Involvement in Africa

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Richard Dowden, the …

December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2GIWQ_EC.jpg Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

September 15, 2015

Global
Play 20150915_Events.jpg A Conversation With Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama delivers the John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.