June 4, 2015
Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah discusses religiously-motivated radicalization and the ways in which Muslim communities can mobilize to counter violent extremism.
November 13, 2017
After last year’s failed coup and Erdogan’s brutal crackdown, our relationship with Turkey has gone south fast.
August 28, 2017
According to conventional wisdom, the insurrection based in northeastern Nigeria and the Cameroon known as Boko Haram comprises at least three large factions, and there may well be more. One, perhaps…
July 12, 2017
One of the world’s most-watched news networks is at the center of a geopolitical rift between a Saudi-led bloc and the broadcaster’s funder, Qatar.
June 12, 2017
Sure, the tiny gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region.
May 8, 2017
Boko Haram’s release of eighty-two girls to the Nigerian government appears to be part of its strategy to maximize the value of the Chibok kidnapping victims. According to The Guardian, Boko Haram su…
January 27, 2017
This is a guest post by Alex Thurston. Alex is the author of Salafism in Nigeria: Islam, Preaching, and Politics, and is an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Ser…
December 13, 2016
The perpetrators of the attacks this weekend in Egypt and in Turkey murdered people because that is what they do.
January 11, 2018
Speakers provide an update on Turkey's domestic politics, the challenges the country faces after the coup, and the likely future of Turkey's foreign and economic polices with the United States.
December 2, 2016
Amnesty International has published a report claiming that the Nigerian military killed some 150 pro-Biafra demonstrators between August 2015 and August 2016. Amnesty analyzed 87 videos, 122 photogra…