August 5, 2020Nigeria
On July 29, Boko Haram operatives attacked a convoy with Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, near the town of Baga. According to media reports, the governor was unharmed, but there were casualties in his entourage.
August 4, 2020Ghana
The year 2019 marked four hundred years since the first enslaved people from West Africa arrived in the United States. The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, declared the anniversary the Year of Return.
July 30, 2020Nigeria
The Islamic State in West African (ISWA) released a video of its execution-style murder of five aid workers in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, who were kidnapped in June on their way to Maiduguri.
July 29, 2020Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Panelists discuss Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s proposed annexation of parts of the West Bank and the geopolitical consequences for the region and for the Middle East peace plan.
July 28, 2020Nigeria
John Campbell discusses Nigeria, its history, colonial legacy, and strategic importance to the United States. Ambassador Campbell argues that Nigeria is the African country of greatest strategic i…
July 28, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The United States has long tried to negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but several factors, including deep divisions between and within the parties and declining U.S. interes…