October 17, 2019Nigeria
In August, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered closed Nigeria’s land border with Benin, preventing the import of goods. The move significantly affected trade in foodstuffs. It is part of an effort to tackle smuggling and associated corruption, but also, apparently, to spur the domestic agricultural industry. On October 14, Nigeria ordered closed all of Nigeria’s borders with Benin, as well as those with all other countries, for the same reasons.
January 11, 2012
Dr. Susan Bissell is Associate Director and Programmes Chief Child Protection, UNICEF, based in New York. Susan joined UNICEF in 1987 where her work has taken her to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Ha…
June 30, 2014China
Susan Hubbard is a senior associate at the Japan Center for International Exchange where she focuses primarily on global health and human security issues. In the spirit of the current World Cup mani…
December 3, 2010
Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state and author of the new book, Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, stopped by CFR’s New York headquarters today to …
March 12, 2013China
The bad news doesn’t stop coming. First, Beijing residents learned that breathing their air on a daily basis was akin to living in a smoking lounge. Then Guangdong residents learned that Hunan rice s…
June 14, 2022Somaliland
Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs of the United States Jendayi Frazer speaks about the evolution of U.S. policy toward Somaliland.
December 28, 20212021 in Review
As 2021 comes to a close, here are ten influential U.S. foreign policy figures who passed away this year.