January 16, 2018Egypt
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.
April 13, 2018China
With the opening of the first overseas Chinese military base in Djibouti, this tiny Horn of Africa country has become a testing ground for the mixing of China's commercial and military interests abro…
November 14, 2017Zimbabwe
A military coup may be underway in Zimbabwe against the regime of nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe and his would-be successor wife, Grace.
September 26, 2017United Nations
The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. The pace and scale of the vi…
February 5, 2014Sub-Saharan Africa
This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. 2014 has had a bad beginning with respect to the preservation of Africa’s rema…