Nations Can Try Promotion – Not Protectionism

Selective engagement with the global economy, prioritizing growth, spurs inequality
Anthony P. D’Costa
February 4, 2013

Growth Without Equity Roils South Africa

Rapid growth in South African mining sector has failed to produce jobs or equality
Haroon Bhorat, Morné Oosthuizen, Anne Kamau
February 1, 2013

Europe in North Africa – Recolonize or Rescue?

Militancy in North Africa invites swift French intervention – and tests EU commitment
Jonathan Fenby
January 23, 2013

The Al Qaeda Menace in Africa

Force may rout Mali militants, but can’t ensure good governance that extremists thrive on
Bruce Riedel
January 21, 2013

Tunisian Revolution Is Work in Progress

Fight for Tunisia’s future is through politics, constitution – and economic growth
Lindsay J. Benstead, Ellen Lust, Dhafer Malouche
December 19, 2012

Egypt's Islamist Surprise

Morsi, with a moderate stance, could signal a more active Egypt in foreign affairs
Mohamed El Dahshan
August 21, 2012

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Africa Faces Worst Drought in Half a Century

The continent cannot sustain its rising population without some big changes
Bartholomäus Grill
May 13, 2016

Everyone Says the Libya Intervention Was a Failure: They’re Wrong

Some interventions must proceed even when chances are slim that stability will follow
Shadi Hamid
April 15, 2016

Out of Africa

Climate change adds to desertification, migration, conflicts and extremism
Thomas L. Friedman
April 14, 2016

After Chibok, Another Boko Haram Kidnapping of Nigerian Children Met With Silence

More than 2 million people have been displaced
Aminu Abubakar and Robyn Dixon
April 13, 2016

As Routes to Europe Close, Refugees Consider a Deadly Crossing

Closed borders in Europe pushes desperate refugees to Libya and treacherous Mediterranean crossing
Mirren Gidda
April 13, 2016

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