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December 1, 2020

Nigeria
Nigeria and the Nation-State

Former Ambassador John Campbell illustrates the history and importance of Nigeria, a country too often overlooked by the West.

February 12, 2016

South Africa
Morning in South Africa

In Morning in South Africa, John Campbell provides an incisive and deeply informed introduction to post-apartheid South Africa.

May 12, 2020

World Order
The World

An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and nonexpert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come…

September 8, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa

A practitioner's guide providing firsthand accounts and lessons from scholars and political and civic leaders in the field, with the aim of expanding the dialogue "to ensure free and fair elections i…

March 1, 2019

Arab Spring
False Dawn

A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.

July 2, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know

John Campbell and Matthew Page provide an overview of the politics, history, and culture of Nigeria, including the threat of Boko Haram and religious conflicts.

August 1, 2007

Sub-Saharan Africa
Beyond Humanitarianism

Overview Africa is moving center stage in world politics, but not just for humanitarian reasons. Currently, 15 percent of U.S. oil imports come from Africa—as much as from the Middle East—and t…

February 11, 2016

Emerging Markets
State Capitalism

In State Capitalism, Joshua Kurlantzick ranges across the world—Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, and more—and argues that the increase in state capitalism across the globe has, …

June 18, 2013

Democracy
Pathways to Freedom

Read an excerpt of Pathways to Freedom. Many developing countries have launched transitions from authoritarianism to democracy over the past twenty-five years. While some have succeeded in buildin…

June 1, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink

John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, explores the country's postcolonial history and examines the events and conditions that have carried this troubled giant to the edge.