November 23, 2020Mozambique
Nolan Quinn is a research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Africa Program. On October 14, the Islamist insurgency focused in northern Mozambique spilled over into Tanzania, with an …
November 13, 2020North Korea
A return to provocations as North Korea’s primary mechanism for drawing international attention would signal weakness, not the intended message of strength.
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.
December 3, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa
The Financial Times recently reported that the European Union is preparing a proposal for the incoming Biden Administration that envisions a comprehensive strengthening of transatlantic cooperation a…
November 10, 2020News Release
“America’s network of international relationships is its foremost strategic asset, even as the agency charged with advancing U.S. interests through diplomacy—the Department of State (DOS)—has fallen …
December 4, 2020Americas
Four years of malign U.S. neglect and continental upheaval will require a rethink of U.S. policy.
December 4, 2020Nigeria
Militant groups under the platform of MEND unleashed coordinated attacks on Nigeria’s oil and gas infrastructure from 2006 to 2009. The pace of attacks fell after President Umaru Yar’Adua established an Amnesty Program that ostensibly included disarmament