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This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between October 6 to October 12. [Read More]
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Nigerian society and political behavior at all levels usually is shaped by patronage and clientage networks. Politically, there are few genuinely independent voters, in the... [Read More]
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Fighting between government forces and Anglophone separatist groups, particularly in the country's North West and South West regions, has killed approximately 400 civilians and displaced... [Read More]
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President Trump has made reducing the U.S. trade deficit a priority, blaming trade deals like NAFTA, but economists disagree over how policymakers should respond. [Read More]
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Last week, following Jair Bolsonaro's performance in the first round of Brazil's presidential elections, when bolson exceeded predictions and won 46 …... [Read More]
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The longer I write about oil, the more I have become convinced that names and faces can change but the basic storylines repeat themselves. For... [Read More]
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It is hard to think of a President more committed—at least rhetorically—to closing the trade balance than President Trump. The usual criticism of his…... [Read More]
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This week: Questioning the Bloomberg SuperMicro story, giving the EU authority to sanction in response to cyber operations, Google drops out of JEDI, intelligence sharing... [Read More]
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Closing the gender gap in the workforce could add a staggering $28 trillion to the global GDP—yet most countries still have laws that make it... [Read More]
A recent study by noted climate scientists is particularly bad news for the planet's most vulnerable regions, including the Arctic and small Pacific islands. ... [Read More]
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump's sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program's... [Read More]
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week. [Read More]
Illicit financial flows are one of the most important features of globalization's dark side. However, unlike other illicit or dangerous cross-border flows, these flows bear... [Read More]
The absence of a U.S. response to China's encroachment on Asia's rivers points to a failure to comprehend the regional implications of increased competition for... [Read More]
While most attention focuses on the implications of Brexit, the Labour Party's Marxian hard leftism should cause us equal, if not more, concern. [Read More]
On October 9, President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister. Critics are accusing Nene of lying about the frequency of... [Read More]
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Nigeria's presidential election is scheduled for February 16, 2019. The two largest parties, the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition People's Democratic Party... [Read More]
The revised NAFTA, now rebranded as the USMCA, includes digital trade provisions that brings the North American free trade area into the twenty first century. ... [Read More]
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