May 12, 2008Global
The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (Oxford University Press), by Paul Collier, professor of economics and director of the Center for the Study of …
September 14, 2018Conflict Prevention
The United States still does not have an effective strategic foresight system to assess and mitigate geopolitical risks.
June 12, 2018Conflict Prevention
A new CFR blog explores how the United States can avoid war, stay strong, and keep the peace.
September 18, 2018Cybersecurity
Although there are challenges facing the study of cyber conflict, they are not insurmountable.
August 16, 2018Cameroon
The Anglophone crisis in southwestern Cameroon is getting worse, and outside observers are beginning to notice. According to Amnesty International, “alarm bells are ringing” in Congress over Cameroon, and on July 31, Karen Pierce, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, tweeted that there is “lots of interest” in the crisis among UN representatives in New York.
July 27, 2018Syrian Civil War
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
July 25, 2018Cameroon
Cameroon is a country in crisis. Longstanding tensions between the center and periphery have morphed into brutal conflicts, with government forces confronting Boko Haram in the north and Anglophone separatists in the west. Over one hundred eighty thousand people have been displaced.