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August 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Senator-Coons-West-Africa-CODEL Codel to West Africa

With the exception of U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Halley, the Trump administration has shown little interest in Africa. It has been very slow to make Africa-related appointments: there is still n…

August 15, 2018

Turkey
The West Must Face Reality in Turkey

We are witnessing the gradual but steady demise of a relationship that is already an alliance in name only.

November 6, 2017

Niger
Airmen unload a C-130J Super Hercules during a deployment at Agadez, Niger. Will the Niger Attack Shift U.S. Policy in West Africa?

An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.

March 16, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ivory Coast Attack Radical Islamist Terrorism in West Africa

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its affiliates launched an attack in Mali in November, one in Burkina Faso in January, and now in Ivory Coast over the past weekend. On March 16, Boko Haram…

May 25, 2018

Cape Verde
Africa-Migrants-Sea-Refugee West African Migrants Arrive in Brazil After Weeks Adrift at Sea

A group of twenty-five African migrants attempted to sail in a catamaran from the West African archipelago of Cape Verde to northeastern Brazil, a distance of less than two thousand miles.

January 16, 2018

Egypt
BP01162018 Is War About to Break Out in the Horn of Africa? Will the West Even Notice?

Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.

October 23, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Confronting the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

John Campbell, CFR's Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, discusses the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the global response to this health crisis, as part of CFR's Religion and For…

February 17, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa-Sahel-20120217 Food Insecurity: West Africa’s Turn

Last year, international attention was riveted by the near humanitarian disaster in the Horn and East Africa caused by prolonged drought. Relevant UN agencies and NGOs were able to mobilize the neces…

August 9, 2011

Wars and Conflict
Guest Post: Reflections on West Africa Guest Post: Reflections on West Africa

Supporters attend the launch of Senegal's controversial African Renaissance statue, April 3, 2010. (Eve Coulon/Courtesy Reuters) This is a guest post by Mohamed Jallow. He is an interdepartme…

September 29, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ebola and West Africa: Three Things to Know

A greater international response is required to help West African governments overcome major logistical challenges in responding to Ebola, says CFR Senior Fellow John Campbell.