February 4, 2019United States
By Penny Pritzker, chairman and founder of PSP Partners; and Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. (Note the following excerpt is from a chapter writ…
December 20, 2018United States
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $15 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
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.
December 5, 2018Nigeria
Nigerians are especially concerned about the upsurge in kidnapping, which affects an increasingly wide spectrum of the Nigerian population. In the past, kidnapping mostly occurred in the south and west of the country, but now, it has become national epidemic. Boko Haram, for example, made headlines in April 2014 when it kidnapped 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, 112 of whom remain captive.