Søren Kirk Jensen
Angola Prepares for Life After Dos Santos
Angola is following a pattern of gradual democratization but those hoping for rapid and or even radical political change will be disappointed.
Leena Koni Hoffmann
Violence in Southern Kaduna Threatens to Undermine Nigeria’s Democratic Stability
A wave of devastating attacks and reprisals in the southern part of the state is a chilling reminder of rural Nigeria’s vast security vulnerabilities and communal tensions.
Is Democracy Emerging in Somalia?
The presidential vote was widely celebrated, but there remains much room for improvement.
The Time Is Now to Prevent a New Famine in Somalia
The country is at risk of another deadly famine, six years after the last killed 250,000 people.
Dr Leslie Vinjamuri
Botched Yemen Raid Shows Risks of Trump's Approach
This is emblematic of Trump's governance style: bold, impulsive, and with a very certain disregard for consequences.
Sir Andrew Wood
A Relationship With Putin Offers Little to Trump
‘Good relations’ are not a policy in themselves.
Dr Paola Subacchi
Criticism of Germany Reveals the Trump Administration’s Economic Incoherence
What Peter Navarro gets wrong about ‘currency manipulation’.
Professor Matthew Goodwin
What Do Europeans Think About Muslim Immigration?
New research points to significant and widespread levels of public anxiety over immigration from mainly Muslim states.
Dr Jeff Crisp
Trump Era Casts New Shadow Over Refugees
The international community's response to the global refugee crisis was already inadequate. President Trump is now putting even the small steps achieved so far in doubt.
For Armenia, an Alliance That May Be More Trouble Than It’s Worth
Military blocs are supposed to provide security guarantees, but in the Caucasus, the Collective Security Treaty Organization may be inadvertently escalating tensions.