Karl Ngo investigates what a shift in NATO’s direction would mean to its current military support in Sub-Saharan Africa and its possible involvement in the South China Sea territorial dispute.
The resolution of The Gambia’s recent electoral crisis is a victory for democratic transitions of power in Africa. It remains to be seen if other countries in the region can replicate its success.
The political battleground pitting South African President Jacob Zuma and his personal elite against opposition groups, civil society, and the state’s democratic institutions reached new heights this past year. Thomas Lee takes a look at the country’s rampant corruption, increasingly precarious political and economic backdrop, and the prospects for Zuma’s downfall in 2017.
Watch our interns review the following movies from TIFF 2015: Winter on Fire, Full Contact and Let Them Come.
John Pollock examines the role of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in China’s world view as the financial weight of Beijing is increasingly felt by US allies and opponents alike.