July 16, 2019Nigeria
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s international reputation has improved since conceding the presidency in 2015. What does that say about democracy in the country?
December 6, 2019Democracy
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development, diplomacy and security challenges. This post is author…
February 10, 2017Nigeria
In his February 1, address to the U.S. Congress’s House Subcommittee on Africa, former President Goodluck Jonathan argued for Nigeria’s continued importance to U.S. strategic interests in Africa. He …
November 18, 2019France
European leaders are championing multilateral cooperation as the United States continues its turn away from global leadership.
May 16, 2019Nigeria
In a court case in London involving international oil companies and the oil block designated OPL 245—thought to be one of the largest untapped reserves in Africa—lawyers for the Nigerian government accused Jonathan and Alison-Madueke with plotting to “receive bribes and make a secret profit.”
November 10, 2019United States
The U.S. Marine Corps turns 244 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have …
November 5, 2019Defense and Security
Amir Asmar is a Department of Defense analyst and CFR’s national intelligence fellow. Throughout his intelligence career, his primary area of focus has been the Middle East. He held a wide range of a…
October 18, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy.
November 16, 2018Conflict Prevention
Researchers and practitioners should pay greater attention to the human beings at the center of conflict politics.
October 10, 2019Southeast Asia
By Hunter Marston and Joshua Kurlantzick Hunter Marston is a doctoral candidate at Australian National University. In the run-up to Myanmar’s elections next year, there is little positive news …