May 1, 2020Iraq
Iraq faces an uphill battle in meeting its obligations to the historic production cut agreement reached by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other major producers such as R…
December 4, 2020Nigeria
Militant groups under the platform of MEND unleashed coordinated attacks on Nigeria’s oil and gas infrastructure from 2006 to 2009. The pace of attacks fell after President Umaru Yar’Adua established an Amnesty Program that ostensibly included disarmament
December 4, 2020Americas
Four years of malign U.S. neglect and continental upheaval will require a rethink of U.S. policy.
December 1, 2020Wars and Conflict
Every year, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign brings attention to the systemic violence experienced by women and girls all over the world - but these commitments must go …
November 25, 2020Health
The use of algorithmic and data-driven technology in mental health care has expanded rapidly, posing new challenges for public governance.
November 20, 2020Transition 2021
Each Friday, I look at what is happening in President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House. This week: Donald Trump is using all the powers of his presidency and creating a host of problem…
November 19, 2020Nigeria
On October 20, 2020, Nigerians watched in horror on social media as men suspected to be members of the military opened fire on peaceful #EndSARS protesters—a movement responding to a litany of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).