October 12, 2020Iraq
The United States is threatening to close its outpost in Baghdad. It should have done so yesterday.
October 30, 2020Nigeria
Up to now, radical jihadi activity in West Africa has been centered in Mali—with spillover to adjacent parts of Burkina Faso and Niger—and the Lake Chad Basin. The two locales are now increasingly br…
October 13, 2020Middle East and North Africa
Any sharp drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq grants Iran a golden opportunity to expand its influence there and threatens to inflame sectarian tensions.
September 21, 2020Middle East and North Africa
Israel and the UAE both see Iran as a mutual enemy, but their decision to normalize relations also helps them form a united front against Turkey’s growing regional influence.
August 20, 2020International Organizations
The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, continues to find itself at the forefront of global economic crisis management.