July 5, 2017Egypt
Two obscure islands that many Egyptians didn't even know about suddenly threaten President Sisi's regime.
May 8, 2017Saudi Arabia
Is the Muslim world divided over an ancient sectarian conflict? Not really: It's twenty-first-century power politics.
March 27, 2017United States
Americans used to be just ignorant about Muslims and the Middle East. Now we're also fearful, stupid and wrong.
December 28, 2016United States
Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2016 who throu…
December 9, 2016Sub-Saharan Africa
Wole Soyinka, the first African to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, says he has “torn up” his green card and left the United States to return to Nigeria. Soyinka’s act is in protest against th…
February 3, 2016Wars and Conflict
In a post originally published on African Arguments, CFR International Affairs Fellow Matthew Page explains that despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s anticorruption progress, the government’s new bud…