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When America Met Mandela

When America Met Mandela

Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
South Africa at a Crossroads

South Africa at a Crossroads

The 99 percent of black South Africans have not tasted the fruits of democracy and freedom.
UK Takes the Lead in Somalia

UK Takes the Lead in Somalia

The international community should accept that a centralized state structure cannot be reconstituted within the borders of what used to be Somalia.
Principled Intervention in Africa

Principled Intervention in Africa

The recent ICC indictment of four Kenyans represents a model for international involvement in conflict resolution in Africa.
Nigeria’s Perfect Storm

Nigeria's Perfect Storm

Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.