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January 6, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria’s Buhari Moves to Fix Deficiencies in Fight Against Boko Haram

Nigerian security service abuses have been a driver of recruitment for Boko Haram, the radical, jihadist movement that seeks to destroy the secular state. Abuses have reflected poor leadership, poor …

Buhari Fixes

November 4, 2015

Global
Norms, Laws, and Cybersecurity

Experts discuss the laws and norms surrounding cyber issues.

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November 4, 2015

United States
U.S. Cybersecurity in the 21st Century

Experts assess the state of U.S. cybersecurity.

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April 30, 2014

Syria
Assessing the Nuclear Threat

Jessica Mathews of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace joins CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb to discuss the current state of nuclear nonproliferation efforts.

April 30, 2014

Syria
Assessing the Nuclear Threat

Jessica Tuchman Mathews of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace joins CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb to discuss the current state of nuclear nonproliferation efforts.

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

April 23, 2014

United States
Bearing the Burden of Global Leadership

Weary from a decade-plus of foreign wars, the United States has pulled back from its traditional role of global leader and has pursued a less ambitious and more multilateral approach to addressing in…

December 27, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Drones, U.S. Arms in Iraq, and Civil-Military Relations

        “Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap: FY2013-2038,” U.S. Department of Defense, 2013.  Inventory of DoD UAS (page 5) (3PA: Like other Pentagon reports, the data contained in this char…

Baghdad Attack

September 12, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Funding for Nigeria’s Boko Haram

Baron David Alton of Liverpool, a member of the UK House of Lords, has raised with Baron David Howell of Guildford, a minister at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (the UK foreign ministry), his co…

A crowd gathers near a car damaged by an explosion at St. Theresa Catholic Church at Madalla, Suleja, just outside Nigeria's capital Abuja, December 25, 2011.

September 11, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Boko Haram Attacking Nigeria’s Mobile Phone Infrastructure

This Day is reporting that Boko Haram operatives are staging "unrelenting" attacks on the telecommunications infrastructure, especially in the states of Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe, and Kano, Nigeria’…

Jamil Idriss charges 50 naira ($0.33) to recharge phone batteries using rows of three-pin sockets nailed to a plank of wood and plugged into a diesel generator in the Obalende District of Lagos May 20, 2010.