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January 27, 2023

Sub-Saharan Africa
Staying Neutral on Ukraine Easier Said Than Done for African States

As the Kremlin-linked Wagner Group expands its Africa footprint, questions remain about what “neutrality” really looks like for African governments. 

In front of a wall of South African and Russian flags, South Africa's Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov turn towards each other at a bilateral meeting in Pretoria, South Africa.

December 12, 2022

Sub-Saharan Africa
Putting African Aspirations First

African aspirations, not African leaders, should be the focus of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

A man walks by a large billboard sign that reads "Africa: Marching Forward With Resilience!"

March 18, 2022

Sub-Saharan Africa
AGOA: The U.S.-Africa Trade Program

AGOA is the cornerstone of the U.S.-Africa trade relationship, but declining support has called the program’s value into question.

A worker wearing a dust mask sews at an export processing zone factory in Athi River, Kenya.

January 13, 2023

United States
Renewing America Series: U.S. Infrastructure Investment

Panelists discuss the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the impact of infrastructure investment in the United States on economic growth and global competitiveness. W…

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November 3, 2022

East Africa
Outrage Over Abuse of African Migrants

Citizen backlash to stories of labor exploitation may complicate Gulf states’ foreign policy agenda in East Africa.

Dr. Alfred Mutua, Kenya's new Minister of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, gives a speech in a blue suit, in front of a red background and a Kenyan flag.

February 17, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
What is the African Growth and Opportunity Act?

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. This article was originally published on SSA Frontiers.  On May 18, 2000, Congr…

AGOA Post

July 20, 2022

Economics
Global Growth Tracker: World Economies by GDP

This tracker charts the economic growth performance through time of ninety-one countries around the globe.

August 9, 2022

Health Policy and Initiatives
Gun Violence, Public Health, and the Safer Communities Act

Vin Gupta, affiliate assistant professor of health metrics sciences at the University of Washington, and Jonas Oransky, legal director at Everytown for Gun Safety, discuss gun-related deaths as a pub…

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September 19, 2022

Cybersecurity
Countering the Future Growth of Ransomware

Ransomware has grown into a major threat to organizations globally. The United States and its partners should work through international institutions to prevent ransomware gangs from expanding into o…

Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi stands in front of a blue podium with Interpol written on it and a light blue background.

September 12, 2022

China
Virtual Roundtable: Assessing China's Growth Prospects After the Twentieth National Congress

Michael Pettis, professor of finance at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing and coauthor of Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy …

Play An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China September 7, 2018.