June 10, 2019Europe
Seventy-five years after the D-Day landings at Normandy, U.S. President Donald J. Trump is forcing Europeans to confront long-postponed dilemmas of self-reliance and defense.
May 20, 2019Australia
James Curran is a professor of modern history at Sydney University. As the dust begins to settle on the stunning, unexpected result from the Australian elections over the weekend, the re-elected P…
July 16, 2019Nigeria
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s international reputation has improved since conceding the presidency in 2015. What does that say about democracy in the country?
July 15, 2019Sustainable Development Goals (UN)
This week, representatives from UN member states meet to discuss progress on six goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
July 10, 2019Nigeria
The principal Shiite movement in Nigeria, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), “stormed” the National Assembly in Abuja on July 7. In the resulting melee, two people may have been killed and eight injured. As is so often the case, there are few details, with claims and counter-claims.
July 9, 2019Zimbabwe
Four years ago, on July 2, 2015, a Minneapolis Dentists killed a well-known Lion, Cecil, in a Zimbabwe trophy hunt with a bow and arrow. Cecil was something of a star in the developed world.
July 3, 2019Nigeria
Nigeria is experiencing a wave of kidnappings that now affect the entire social spectrum.