Diversity can distract us from economic inequality

Giles Fraser. According to the socialist academic Walter Benn Michaels, the reason that rich…


China's One Belt One Road Globalization Agenda

Zheping Huang. World leaders gathered in Beijing in May to hear China’s plan for global trade: the…


US Aid to Fragile States: Where Does the Money Go?

Drew D'Alelio.* By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s poor will be concentrated in fragile states, a…


Fulani Herdsmen and Boko Haram: The invisible hands of the same vested interests in Nigeria.

John Ifediora. Editorial Commentary. A wise soul once said, “Fool me once shame on you. Fool me…


Centralized electricity supply must now end; the dawn of the mini-grids

As the world moves inexorably towards clean energy, and just as steadfastly sheds its dependence on…


The fragility of the Maghreb's constituent nations-states

Anour Boukars. Persistent economic and social disparities between urban centers and outlying…


Destroying a democracy is not too hard to do: See how

Richard J. Evans. There are more ways of destroying a democracy than sending troops into the…


Impediments to holistic development in African countries

John Ifediora. A common argument adduced in defense of Africa’s abysmal development pattern or lack…


Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018

The Council on African Security And Development (CASADE) is pleased to announce this international…


The effective use of China’s soft power in Africa

Africa's natural resources have long provided allure for China. On the back of large infrastructure…