September 24, 2019Saudi Arabia
If the United States is done fighting for Saudi Arabia’s oil, it's done fighting for the entire region.
March 27, 2019United States
Maurice R. Greenberg reflects back on his career, including his time in the U.S. Army, role as Chief Executive Officer of American International Group, and now as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer…
October 21, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from October 12 to 18, 2019.
October 16, 2019Turkey
The latest episode of The President’s Inbox is live. I sat down with Henri Barkey, CFR’s adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies, and Steven Cook, CFR’s Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Midd…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
The big foreign policy news this week was President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops who have been working with Syrian Kurds, effectively greenlighting Turkey’s subsequent invasion of …
October 10, 2019Sub-Saharan Africa
Rich people are everywhere, and they can have something to say about the level of economic development in their home countries. Afrasia Bank and New World Wealth have just published the 2019 Africa Wealth Report, which includes North Africa and African island states in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It identifies the continent’s six wealthiest cities, defined as total individual private wealth—equities, real estate, businesses—less liabilities. They are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos, Durban, and Nairobi.