March 18, 2019Defense and Security
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges.
March 14, 2019China
How the fragile macro-economic base of China’s external adjustment could intersect with China 2025 and generate a new "China" shock.
March 6, 2019Women and Women's Rights
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
February 4, 2019United States
Someone had to be first. When it comes to the 2020 presidential campaign, that person is John Delaney. He’s certainly no Johnny-come-lately to the race. He declared his candidacy back on July 28, 201…
January 16, 2019Religion
Recent obituaries published in both the New York Times and the Washington Post celebrated Dr. Lamin Sanneh'a enormous scholarly contributions to religion in Africa. He emphasized the role of African missionaries as well as European ones in the spread of Christianity throughout the continent.
December 27, 2018United States
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2018 who through…
November 28, 2018France
A report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron recommends that France should return to Africa art and artifacts held in French cultural institutions. France will return twenty-six artifacts to Benin. Discussions organized in the Netherlands by the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG), comprising representatives of European museums with significant African collections and Nigeria, produced an agreement to loan artifacts back to Nigeria within three years.