October 17, 2018Women and Economic Growth
Access to a bank account is transforming women's lives and boosting economies from Nigeria to Tanzania to Vietnam. Close to a billion women around the world can, if given the chance — and the financi…
October 2, 2018Trade
Critics are panning the president’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a minor update. They’re wrong—it’s a significant accomplishment.
September 28, 2018Cameroon
Biya now faces two major security threats. In the southeast, where the Anglophone minority predominates, there is an insurrection in response to decades of repression and marginalization by Biya’s government. In the far north of Cameroon, predominately Muslim, is also disaffected from Biya’s ostensibly Christian regime. Boko Haram is active there.
April 28, 2017Nigeria
Peter Lundberg, United Nations (UN) Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, stated on April 25 that the aid organizations working in northeast Nigeria will run out of cash by June if pledges mad…
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
September 5, 2018Asia
This guest post is authored by Charles Zhang, a student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an intern with the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the Council on For…