December 18, 2003Iraq
Dr. Jerrold M. Post, who during a 21-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency provided assessments of foreign leaders for the White House, says the capture of Saddam Hussein can have important…
November 13, 2018United States
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering November 3 to November 10, was compiled w…
November 16, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
November 16, 2018Conflict Prevention
Researchers and practitioners should pay greater attention to the human beings at the center of conflict politics.
November 16, 2018Nigeria
Nigerians will go to the polls for their general election in February 2019. In line with its mandate, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded candidates that they are prohibited by law from campaigning before November 18, which marks ninety days before election day for federal offices, which is scheduled for February 16.
November 15, 2018South Korea
The biggest risk the United States and South Korea face is the apparent progress in inter-Korean conventional tension reduction measures without commensurate diplomatic progress on North Korea's denu…
November 15, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
The current outbreak of Ebola in the eastern Congo province of North Kivu is taking place in a war zone, with rival militias and rebel groups inhibiting health workers responding the crisis. This is the tenth Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the disease was first discovered in the country in 1976 and has the potential to become the deadliest.
November 15, 2018Saudi Arabia
This is a guest post by Jareer Elass, an energy analyst who has covered the Gulf and OPEC for 25 years. He is a regular contributor to the Arab Weekly. As the 2019 budget season approaches, Saudi…