Putin Doesn’t Care about Sex Trafficking
Russia could have done something to prevent sexual exploitation of foreign women during the World Cup. It chose not to.
Democracies Need a Little Help From Their Friends
The war against foreign-funded NGOs — from India to Israel — is harming democratic governance, not enhancing it.
An Arms Deal Won’t Heal What Ails Muhammadu Buhari
Nigeria’s president is trying to prove he can get from Washington what his predecessor couldn’t, but it might not be enough to get him re-elected.
The biggest problem with many African countries is that they're led by men like Trump.
Australia Is Worried About America’s Ability to Lead
The West needs a strong, committed, engaged White House to hedge against China’s inexorable rise.
The Global Hunger Crisis Will Not Be Tweeted
Americans are exhausted keeping up with Donald Trump’s every tweet. People in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Yemen are exhausted by violence and hunger.
Out of India
A wave of brutal violence against visiting college students is forcing the country to examine its racism problem.
The Gentleman’s Agreement That Could Break Apart Nigeria
The stability of Africa’s most populous nation has hinged on an unwritten political rule that might be coming apart.
Get Ready for Another Famine-Fueled Migrant Crisis – In Nigeria
The world’s seventh most populous country is about to run out of food, as aid agencies face cuts.
Boko Haram Has Forced 117 Children to Act As Suicide Bombers
A new UNICEF report details how the terrorist group relies on children to do its dirty work.
Leaked Records Show Shell’s Complicity in Massive Oil Corruption Scandal
New leaked records undercut Shell’s vigorous denials it was involved in a sprawling Nigerian corruption scandal.
Nigeria Proves a Missing President Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing
Muhammadu Buhari was so lethargic in office that his ongoing 44-day absence has re-energized his presidency.
Only Religion Can Defuse Nigeria’s Demographic Time Bomb
Rapid population growth isn’t an economic opportunity — it’s a looming disaster that politicians are powerless to stop.
The Crisis Manager’s Cheat Sheet for 2017
It’s time to start setting priorities for the coming year of war and conflict.
Fool Nigeria Once, Shame on You. Fool Nigeria Twice …
Muhammadu Buhari promised to embrace democracy as president, but turned out to be the same autocrat who failed the country 30 years ago.
After Nigerian First Lady Criticizes Her Husband, He Says She Belongs to His Kitchen
President Buhari's wife took to the media to express her disappointment in her husband.
The Jihadi Too Violent for ISIS
Abubakar Shekau’s bloodthirst helped make him the leader of Boko Haram — until the Islamic State decided to drop him for a friendlier face.