May 30, 2018Nigeria
Unless the Nigerian government takes some form of action to understand the concerns of the Igbo ethnic group, it risks the perpetual agitation for an independent Biafra.
May 23, 2018Italy
Italy's new government could pursue a path that could have a devastating effect on Europe’s financial position
June 14, 2018West Africa
While Belmokhtar is most often associated with al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), he also has close ties with other Islamist groups.
March 12, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The recent move to eliminate presidential term limits in China is music to the ears of many African leaders uninterested in transitioning out of power, and a blow to emerging African governance norms.
June 12, 2018South Africa
AfriForum, a self-described Afrikaner rights group, has positioned itself as an especially vocal critic of land expropriation, which the group views as an existential threat to white South Africans. In their campaign against expropriation without compensation, AfriForum has launched appeals abroad, raising the specter of the murder of white farmers and stoking fears of “white genocide” among American, European, and Australian leaders and media outlets.
March 23, 2018Southeast Asia
Much remains unknown about the young leader of one of Thailand’s newest political parties ahead of the promised 2019 elections.