August 12, 2020Boko Haram
Nigerian Major General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf, commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) fighting the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin, announced that 109 Boko Haram fighters and their prisoners had defected in Cameroon.
August 7, 2020Nuclear Weapons
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: films examining the risks of nuclear weapons.
July 24, 2020Wars and Conflict
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: movies about uprisings.
July 23, 2020Nigeria
For more than two years, northwestern Nigeria has faced devastating attacks from armed bandits, particularly in the states of Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Niger, and Sokoto. But violent military operations are half-baked peace plans are not the answer.
July 16, 2020Nigeria
International Crisis Group has issued a thoughtful evaluation of the effort by Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, and Niger to coordinate their efforts against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin. The instrument is the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF).
July 13, 2020Russia
As the U.S. presidential election approaches, U.S. Cyber Command will have to consider tougher measures to impose costs that change Russia's behavior in cyberspace.