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April 30, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 21 - April 27

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between April 21 and April 27.

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April 23, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 14 - April 20

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between April 14 and April 20.

Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-Security-Tracker

April 16, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 7 - April 13

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between April 7 and April 13.

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January 17, 2019

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.

A man uses heroin under a bridge where he lives with other addicts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

January 17, 2019

Russia
The Russia Sanctions Test in the U.S. Senate

A move to block sanctions relief has been defeated, averting a likely spike in global aluminum prices but also spotlighting the tough road ahead for Congress in shaping policy on Russia.

Mnuchin

January 16, 2019

North Korea
The Top Conflicts to Watch in 2019: North Korea

This year, renewed tension on the Korean Peninsula was included as a top tier priority in the Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey.

Kim Moon North Korea

January 16, 2019

United Kingdom
What Brexit Means

Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.

EU and UK flags fly during a pro-EU march in front of the British Parliament in London.

January 16, 2019

Somalia
Al-Shabab

Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a long-running African Union offensive against the Islamist group. 

Al-Shabab in Somalia

January 15, 2019

China
U.S.-China Trade Issues Looms Large for Oil

Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is worried about the U.S.-China trade war. Even though oil prices seem to be stabilizing, Barkindo to…

OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo addresses a news conference.

January 14, 2019

Afghanistan War
Agonizing Over Afghanistan

The United States should avoid a rapid, unconditional exit from Afghanistan but also minimize the costs of staying.

Afghanistan