June 4, 2020Democratic Republic of Congo
The health minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo announced six Ebola cases in the city of Mbandaka in Equateur Province in northwestern DRC. These recent cases of Ebola are DRC’s eleventh outbreak since 1976. DRC also faces COVID-19 and measles.
June 4, 2020Cybersecurity
On May 19, the World Health Assembly adopted a new resolution calling upon all member states to confront cyber threats to global health. Such a resolution is unprecedented in the history of the World…
June 3, 2020Nigeria
Some five hundred "bandits" on motocycles attacked a village (or perhaps several villages) in Katsina State in northwest Nigeria over May 30 and 31. They made off with "thousands" of livestock, likely cattle, and killed 18 villagers and a local headman.
June 2, 2020Space
The United States is pursuing bilateral agreements to shape international space law.
June 2, 2020Peacekeeping
The contributions of women peacekeepers are critical in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, as peace operations protect civilians where violence continues, and support ongoing peace processes and …
June 1, 2020Cybersecurity
The United States is one of the countries that is most susceptible to foreign election interference. To safeguard the U.S. elections in November, Robert K. Knake argues that the United States and oth…
June 1, 2020U.S. Foreign Policy
U.S. President Donald J. Trump's disdain for multilateral cooperation has cost the United States its credibility as a responsible stakeholder in the international system.
May 29, 2020Nigeria
In the past, kidnapping victims in Nigeria tended to be the wealthy and the prominent. But a new report from SB Morgen, a Nigerian consulting firm, shows that, over time, the pool of potential victims has greatly expanded. Now, victims are often poor.