May 17, 2018Digital Policy
New Facebook data reveals that foreign advertisers may have tried to influence the upcoming Irish referendum on abortion. More proof that ad transparency initiatives for social media are necessary to…
May 16, 2018Nigeria
There is now more violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt than in the northeast, where Boko Haram continues its operations. Ostensibly, violence in the Middle Belt is driven by conflict between “herders” and “farmers” over land use, ethnic and religious rivalries, and (likely but hard to prove) the agendas of rival politicians.
May 11, 2018Nigeria
To date, not one member of Boko Haram has been prosecuted for sexual violence. Yet, as President Buhari mulls granting amnesty to repentant members of Boko Haram, justice requires accountability for their crimes, including those that are gender-based.
May 9, 2018South Korea
The rapid pace of North Korean diplomacy makes it crucial that Japan and South Korea coordinate more closely on potential changes to Northeast Asian security. But they must first overcome some deep-r…