November 5, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The United States has long tried to negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but several factors, including deep divisions between and within the parties and declining U.S. interes…
October 30, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: where things stand four days before Election Day.
October 19, 2020Nigeria
Following nationwide demonstrations—first against the elite Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and then the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit, its successor—the Buhari administration has abolished the former and promised wide-ranging police reforms.
October 13, 2020Syria
Amy Austin Holmes is a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. One year ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prom…
September 16, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The August explosions in Beirut were the latest in a series of man-made disasters that have led some experts to say Lebanon is becoming a failed state.