January 2, 2018South Korea
January 2, 2018—“South Korea’s only viable strategic option for the foreseeable future is continued cultivation and strengthening of the alliance with the United States,” argues Scott A. Snyder in So…
January 22, 2019North Korea
Trump must put his affairs in order to strengthen his hand going into a second meeting with Kim Jong-un.
January 3, 2019North Korea
Dressed in a finely-tailored suit and ensconced in his plush personal library, Kim Jong-un made the business of wooing Donald J. Trump a main theme of his New Year’s address, setting the tone of Nort…
January 22, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between January 12 to 18, 2019.
January 16, 2019Religion
Recent obituaries published in both the New York Times and the Washington Post celebrated Dr. Lamin Sanneh'a enormous scholarly contributions to religion in Africa. He emphasized the role of African missionaries as well as European ones in the spread of Christianity throughout the continent.
January 15, 2019Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between January 5 to 11, 2019.
January 11, 2019South Africa
There is mismatch between what the government asks and expects South African National Defense Forces (SANDF) to do and the money allocated to carry out its missions. The SANDF budget declined again for this fiscal year and stands at only around 1 percent of GDP. (By contrast, the budget for education is just under 5 percent of GDP.)