September 4, 2018Mexico
Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.
September 6, 2018Nigeria
On August 27, the Financial Times reported that, after President Trump met with Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House in April, the American president said that he never wanted to meet someone so lifeless again. The Financial Times says it had three sources for the story, but does not identify them. Sahara Reporters, a credible Nigerian diaspora publication based in New York, picked up the story. It went viral in Nigeria.
August 27, 2018Kenya
President Donald Trump will receive President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya in Washington, D.C. today, the second African chief of state to make a bilateral visit since becoming president in 2016. The conversation will reportedly focus on trade and investment—the reason for Kenyatta’s visit to the United States—and security issues with a focus on Somalia.
August 29, 2018International Finance
Almost all oil-importing emerging economies with current account deficits are under market pressure to adjust ...
June 29, 2018Turkey
Henri J. Barkey discusses what Erdogan's victory means for Turkish foreign policy in Syria and, domestically, what it means for Turkey’s Kurds.