February 13, 2019Middle East and North Africa
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about American Exceptionalism in the Arab world.
March 19, 2019South Korea
The United States and South Korea should establish a regularized mechanism to enhance dialogue, coordination, and cooperation on policies and strategies related to China.
March 18, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from March 9 to 15, 2019.
March 7, 2019Nigeria
On February 23, President Muhammadu Buhari was elected to a second term, defeating the chief opposition candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. As always, there was more violence associated with the elections than received attention in the Western media, but fortunately there was no spike when the Independent National Elections Commission (INEC) announced the results. Despite the elections’ significant shortcomings, most Nigerians appear to accept the results.
March 5, 2019Technology and Innovation
Known for his ground-breaking business theories on “jobs to be done,” Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School has a new book on disruptive innovation, The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out Of Poverty. I sat down with the book’s co-author, Efosa Ojomo, who leads the global prosperity research at the Clayton Christensen Institute, to learn how policymakers can apply the book’s findings in Africa.
February 27, 2019Nigeria
The Independent National Elections Commission (INEC) has announced that Nigeria’s incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected, defeating former vice-president Atiku Abubakar by a substan…
February 16, 2019World Order
Leading global figures have released a new "Declaration of Principles for Freedom, Prosperity, and Peace." Call it Atlantic Charter 2.0.