October 19, 2020Election 2020
The 2020 U.S. election is threatened by pandemic-related disruptions as well as long-standing weaknesses that could undermine its legitimacy. How will international election observers judge the proce…
October 6, 2020News Release
“The iron rule of regime change in the Middle East seems to be that its costs will be higher than expected, unintended consequences will emerge, and results will leave much to be desired.” So warns P…
July 28, 2020Nigeria
John Campbell discusses Nigeria, its history, colonial legacy, and strategic importance to the United States. Ambassador Campbell argues that Nigeria is the African country of greatest strategic i…
July 24, 2020Wars and Conflict
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: movies about uprisings.
March 25, 2020Egypt
By killing the Middle East’s sense of community, the region’s dictators have helped the pandemic on its death march.