December 20, 2012
The radical Islamist group Boko Haram has contributed to widespread and deadly violence in Nigeria, but the government sercurity services are also at fault, write CFR’s John Campbell and Asch Harwood.
April 6, 2012
Addressing Egypt’s economically debilitating subsidy system will be hard amid political transition, but with the country’s social contract under review, the time is ripe for reform needed to put the …
October 25, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s John Campbell and Asch Harwood note the potential dangers of elections in weak and divided African countries, but they urge continued U.S. support for elect…
December 29, 2009
The leadership void caused by the illness of Nigerian President Umaru Yar’adua could lead to domestic upheaval and a succession crisis, writes CFR’s John Campbell.
February 4, 2010
International efforts have helped reduce the number of Afghan provinces growing opium poppies. But CFR’s George Gavrilis says the drug trade continues to flourish, requiring broader counternarcotics …