Europe Confronts Mediterranean Mayhem – Part I

Cooperation between Arabs and Europeans could lead to a new renaissance
Jean-Pierre Lehmann
February 28, 2011

The Arab Rising – Part I

Concerned about stability and friendly ties with Arab regimes, US overlooked popular discontent
Susan Froetschel
February 2, 2011

The 21st Century Arab Awakening?

Could Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution prove to be the Arab world’s “Gdansk moment”?
Jean-Pierre Lehmann
January 28, 2011

Demonizing China: Pundits Get its Role in Africa Wrong

Its faults are the same as those of the neo-liberal world
Barry Sautman and Yan Hairong
February 10, 2010

China in Africa: Soft Power, Hard Results

But Africa’s poor don’t see China as a great power
Loro Horta
November 13, 2009

Lessons of Failed States: Rebuilding Sierra Leone and Liberia

Temporary suspension of sovereignty may be a necessary ingredient to revive failed states
Humphrey Hawksley
August 20, 2009


Tax Can End Africa’s Aid Dependency

Activists seek reforms to reduce corruption and tax evasion
Benjamin Fox
December 24, 2015

Microloans Don’t Solve Poverty

The $60 billion industry may be over-hyped
Ben Casselman
December 31, 2015

China Backs Malawi’s Wildlife Crime Crusade

The campaign will increase awareness and improve information exchanges among enforcement agencies
Charles Mkoka
December 14, 2015

Coalition of the Unwilling: Merkel's Plan B Could Mean End of Schengen

Attempts to contain refugees may result in new bottlenecks for all travelers
Peter Müller, Ralf Neukirch and Andreas Ulrich
December 11, 2015

China to Build Naval Hub in Djibouti

The proposed port joins a US military base and marks a policy turnaround
Jeremy Page and Gordon Lubold
November 30, 2015