October 30, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: where things stand four days before Election Day.
August 13, 2020Sub-Saharan Africa
CFR Senior Fellow for Africa Studies Michelle Gavin interviews Founder and President of the African Center for Economic Transformation Dr. K.Y. Amoako.
April 2, 2020South Africa
This blog post is part of the Women and Foreign Policy program’s interview series on Gender Equality in Foreign Policy, reflecting on initiatives to promote gender equality in the defense, developmen…
August 7, 2020Nuclear Weapons
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: films examining the risks of nuclear weapons.
June 19, 2020Nigeria
On June 9, ISWA killed eighty-one people, abducted seven, and stole hundreds of cattle before setting the village ablaze.These recent incidents could be the beginning of a new chapter in ISWA violence, with Muslim civilians as legitimate targets.
April 3, 2020Coronavirus
As the COVID-19 outbreak begins to spread in earnest in Africa, we can expect so-called jihadi groups on the continent to try to take advantage of the crisis to unleash violence and recruit members. We are already seeing indications that this has started happening. Governments, development workers, and aid agencies need to be made aware of this threat and take steps to deny these brutal militias more room to operate.
March 27, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: The coronavirus pushes the Democratic presidential primaries to the sidelines, the Defense Product…