June 23, 2022Nigeria
Presidential candidate faces a dilemma as religious factor threatens to undo campaign.
October 25, 2016Political History and Theory
Last week, I spoke with Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy at Duke University and fellow columnist on ForeignPolicy.com. We talk about how he became interested as a grad s…
June 22, 2012Asia
Over the past week, Aung San Suu Kyi has been on a global tour, finally accepting the accolades she won but was unable to receive in person, meeting with longtime supporters in Europe, and giving wha…
May 31, 2022Nigeria
The outcome of party presidential primaries appears to signal the end of post-military elite political consensus.
April 18, 2022Nigeria
The unexpected pardon last week of two leading politicians convicted earlier on charges of corruption has brought renewed focus on Nigeria’s flailing anticorruption drive. Following a meeting of the country’s Council of State, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, governors respectively of the central and northeastern states of Plateau and Taraba from 1997 to 2007 were pardoned along with 157 other convicts.