December 11, 2018South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa selected Shamila Batohi to the new national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) for a single ten-year term. As NDPP, Batohi will head the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), which, as its name implies, determines who to prosecute and who not to prosecute on behalf of the state.
September 7, 2016Middle East and North Africa
Senator Bob Casey discusses ways to counter terrorist financing and facilitation networks as well as his views on authorities the U.S. president should hold to penalize countries that enable terroris…
March 16, 2018South Africa
On March 16, Shaun Abrahams of the National Prosecuting Authority announced that Zuma will face sixteen charges of corruption and money laundering stemming from an arms deal in the 1990s.
December 14, 2017South Africa
The High Court ruled in early December against President Jacob Zuma on the eve of the ANC national conference in what is likely to be a blow to his chosen successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
July 17, 2017Digital Policy
A look at the latest digital and cyber scholarship: computational propaganda, trolls in China, and internet censorship.
June 20, 2016Religion
Shaun Casey and Melineh Kano discuss refugee resettlement in the United States.
August 8, 2014Asia
This year marks a significant moment for Afghanistan: with the recent presidential election and the U.S. withdrawal of troops, the country will undergo both political and security transitions. Howeve…