April 21, 2011Democracy
CFR’s Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies John Campbell discusses the importance of Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta to U.S. interests and highlights the need for a political solution.
April 21, 2011Elections and Voting
Nigeria’s upcoming presidential elections will upset the country’s power sharing system. CFR’s Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies cautions that campaign appeals to ethnicity and religion coupled…
April 21, 2011Civil Society
CFR’s Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies highlights examples of Nigerian civil society organizations. These organizations, Campbell says, have a significant "name and shame" role to play in impe…
January 17, 2014Central African Republic
The crisis in the Central African Republic has reignited, threatening regional long-term peace and stability unless a neutral transitional administration is formed, says CFR’s John Campbell.
December 19, 2014Global
The deterioration of violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, disputes in Ukraine and the East and South China Seas, and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea are among the top concerns of foreign p…
December 20, 2013Global
Unrest in the Middle East, brinksmanship in the East China Sea, and instability in Afghanistan and Pakistan top foreign policy experts’ concerns for 2014, says CFR’s Paul Stares.