From Africa to Europe and Beyond, Democracy Is in Crisis

Jul 19, 2019

Democracy is in crisis across the globe. The problem of understanding what “the people” want or whose authority they will accept has become a dilemma for both the new democracies with their fragile economies that emerged in the period of European decolonization following World War II and the...

The Gulf of Guinea: Maritime Piracy’s New Global Nerve Center

Mar 03, 2014

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea could dwarf everything the world has seen in Somalia. Maritime piracy off the coast of West Africa has replaced Somalia as the most prevalent region for a maritime attack. In fact, Nigeria alone saw a threefold increase from 2011 to 2012, according to the...