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March 8, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: John Campbell on Failing States

On his blog this week, CFR senior fellow John Campbell reviewed a new report on U.S. policy toward failing states. As Campbell explains: Around one billion people live in fragile or failing states. …

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January 31, 2013

Energy and Environment
New From CFR: John Campbell on Nigeria’s Oil

Today on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell analyzes the Dutch court decision absolving Royal Dutch Shell of liability for four oil spills in Nigeria. As he explains: [An environmental advoca…

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November 28, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
New From CFR: John Campbell on Africa’s Outlook

Yesterday on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell reviewed a piece by Simon Freemantle of Standard Bank Research on “whether the Africa glass is half full or half empty.” As Campbell writes: I …

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August 30, 2012

Wars and Conflict
New from CFR: John Campbell on Mali and Nigeria

This week on his blog, CFR Senior Fellow John Campbell discussed the humanitarian crisis in Mali and polio in Nigeria. Writing on Mali, he took stock of malnutrition and displacement, along with the …

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September 5, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: John Campbell on Doctors Without Borders Leaving Somalia

Doctors Without Borders recently announced that they will be leaving Somalia, due to an uptick in violence against medical personnel. John Campbell explains why, despite recent optimism about Somalia…

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May 2, 2013

Emerging Markets
New From CFR: John Campbell on Brazil’s Role in Africa

Yesterday on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell wrote about Brazil’s involvement in and assistance to Africa. As he argues: Brazil’s expanding role in Africa is overshadowed in the internatio…

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March 21, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
New From CFR: John Campbell on U.S. Policy Toward Africa

On his blog this week, CFR senior fellow John Campbell analyzed a proposed new strategy for U.S. policy toward Africa. As he writes: Calls for greater administration involvement with Africa too ofte…

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February 13, 2013

Energy and Environment
New From CFR: John Campbell on Diamonds in Zimbabwe and Immunization in Nigeria

This week on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell has highlighted two major African concerns: resource wealth and immunization. He first explores the question of what is happening to the income …

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February 4, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
New From CFR: John Campbell on South Africa’s ’Patriotic Bourgeoisie’

On his blog today, CFR senior fellow John Campbell discusses Patrice Motsepe, South Africa’s wealthiest black citizen, who recently pledged half his $2.65 billion fortune to charity. Motsepe, Campbel…

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January 17, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: John Campbell on Poverty and the Conflict in Mali

Yesterday on his blog, CFR senior fellow John Campbell wrote about the dire poverty facing Malians, a situation only exacerbated by the current conflict. As he notes: Infant mortality exceeds 10 per…

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