US Law’s Positive Impact on Africa

Dodd-Frank Act deters US firms from using conflict minerals in supply chains
Humphrey Hawksley
July 10, 2012

Elites Loot Africa While Foreign Debt Mounts

International banking laws help African elites borrow big, then shift funds to personal accounts
James K. Boyce, Léonce Ndikumana
February 27, 2012

Can Social Media Campaigns End Child Labor?

Global consumers hold the power to end abuses with informed choice
Humphrey Hawksley
February 10, 2012

Where Will the Muslim Brotherhood Take Egypt’s Economy?

Egypt’s Islamists scramble to develop economic policy staying within the dictates of religion
Mohamed El Dahshan
February 6, 2012

Toppling of Libyan Dictator Legitimizes R2P Doctrine

International response in Libya and Responsibility to Protect doctrine puts dictators on notice
Bennett Ramberg
November 29, 2011

Globalizing Insurgency in Somalia

Amid dire poverty and famine, Somali-insurgency al-Shabab conducts transnational recruitment
Christopher Anzalone
August 23, 2011

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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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