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.
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…
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…