Charlie Warren is a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He focuses on energy issues and specializes in African politics. Warren’s work and internship experience include the CFR’s Africa Program, the risk consultancy Ergo and the National Democratic Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to extensive travel in East Africa, his written work has appeared in the Royal African Society's African Arguments and ISN's Security Watch. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bowdoin College and speaks Swahili.