September 25, 2018Nigeria
In June 2018, the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) leader, Abu Mus’ab al-Barnawi, released a history of his jihadist movement. In 2017, the Ansaru leader, under the pseudonym Abu Usama al-Ansari, also released his own history, while Abubakar Shekau released a book in the name of the Boko Haram faction he currently leads.
May 4, 2018South Africa
Ambassador Haley seems to be saying that if a country consistently votes against the United States in the UN, its bilateral U.S. assistance will be in jeopardy.
June 22, 2017Middle East and North Africa
The next several years will likely hold continued violence and instability for the Middle East, where the "Arab Spring" largely failed to produce lasting improvements; these issues are beyond Washing…
May 3, 2016Gender
Last week at the Council on Foreign Relations, I hosted a roundtable with Jaha Dukureh, named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2016 for her work advocating against female…