August 13, 2020Human Trafficking
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated human lives, the global economy, and educational systems. Given the enormous financial hardship on families, the mass movement of people, and the closing of schoo…
August 13, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa
CFR Senior Fellow for Africa Studies Michelle Gavin interviews Founder and President of the African Center for Economic Transformation Dr. K.Y. Amoako.
August 11, 2020Censorship and Freedom of Expression
In response to internet censorship by governments across the continent, Africans have turned to technologies of freedom to access blocked content online.
August 10, 2020Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from August 1 to 7, 2020.
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.
August 6, 2020Nigeria
A DNA study of a sample gathered from African Americans shows that their African genetic origin accords closely to the documentary, historical record.
August 5, 2020Race and Ethnicity
In this piece (which is part of a special Just Security “Racing National Security” symposium), Catherine Powell argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a window into the pandemics of policing,…