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, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The scope of national security is expanding beyond violent threats to encompass a broader array of dangers.
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.
May 29, 2020Americas
Strengthening global ties is the best way to escape a pandemic-induced recession and help the country’s poor.
May 28, 2020South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa established an anti-virus regime: social distancing and a lockdown. And the virus "curve" indeed appeared to flatten. He gets good international press, but must deal with a restive and poor population.
May 27, 2020Grand Strategy
President Trump’s penchant for going it alone makes little sense in a world increasingly defined by global challenges that can best be met through collective action.
May 27, 2020South Africa
CFR Senior Fellow for Africa Studies Michelle Gavin interviews writer, lawyer, and governance expert Judith February.