With President Obama having to devote significant attention to Iraq and Afghanistan during his first term, scholars and practitioners debate his track record in Africa. What do the current trends in Africa imply for American economic and national security? And will President Obama in his second term need to alter current American policy toward Africa?
Nigerian-born Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, known as the Underwear Bomber, pleaded guilty Wednesday to eight charges including conspiracy to commit terrorism for his attempted 2009 Christmas Day bombing of an airplane over Detroit.In a recent conference in Lagos, experts addressed Nigeria's disaffected
Last month in Lagos, statesmen, political scientists, lawyers and civil society groups gathered at a conference to examine the current state of Nigerian politics and to honor Northwestern University professor Richard Joseph for his landmark book Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria: The F