June 3, 2020Nigeria
Some five hundred "bandits" on motocycles attacked a village (or perhaps several villages) in Katsina State in northwest Nigeria over May 30 and 31. They made off with "thousands" of livestock, likely cattle, and killed 18 villagers and a local headman.
December 2, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 23 to 29, 2019.
August 14, 2019China
Last month, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission held a hearing on the United States’ growing reliance on China's pharmaceutical products. The topic reminded me of a spirited discus…
May 31, 2019Immigration and Migration
If the president succeeds, he will be free to slap tariffs on any country or any product at any time for whatever reason he dreams up.
July 17, 2018Health Policy and Initiatives
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Gary M. Cohen and…
February 4, 2013
If there is any consensus in the debate over how to revitalize the American economy, it is over innovation. Innovation, we can all readily concur, is the only way for an advanced economy like the Uni…
June 7, 2018Trade
The president has been clear about his protectionist views. Why didn’t anyone listen?