Regions / Nigeria
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
Nearly half of Nigeria's population is between 15 and 34. Those young people were key to the peaceful transition of power in Africa's most populous country.
Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
The rationale that Islamist extremists offer for civilian casualties is nothing new.