June 5, 2020United States
Amid protests against racial injustice, can President Trump deploy the military to bring “law and order” to American streets?
June 5, 2020Demonstrations and Protests
A U.S. police officer’s killing of George Floyd has sparked protests around the world against racial injustice and police brutality.
June 5, 2020Nigeria
In a recent editorial, Ereku argued that the COVID-19 pandemic showed how "grossly inadequate" all levels of government were at addressing the needs of rural people. He is writing from Yenagoa in Bayelsa state.
June 4, 2020Censorship and Freedom of Expression
President Trump wants to scale back a law that protects social media companies such as Twitter from liability for what their users post. Why is it controversial?
June 1, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The scope of national security is expanding beyond violent threats to encompass a broader array of dangers.
May 28, 2020South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa established an anti-virus regime: social distancing and a lockdown. And the virus "curve" indeed appeared to flatten. He gets good international press, but must deal with a restive and poor population.