Council on Foreign Relations
Senior fellow for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink; career foreign service officer, serving twice in Nigeria as a political counselor and as Ambassador (2004-2007)
UNICEF reports that children are now objects of fear in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad, because of a ten-fold increase in their use as bombers by the extremist group Boko Haram.
Apr. 12, 2016from To the Point
Nigeria has Africa’s largest population and its biggest economy, but relations with the US have been strained.
Jul. 20, 2015from To the Point
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the US will provide assistance to France against rebels in the vast, African-desert country of Mali. There’s been concern about creating another…
Jan. 15, 2013from To the Point
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
Who Will Carry The Torch?
Jun. 28from Left, Right & Center
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.
Jul. 5from Scheer Intelligence
The federal government may have to stand trial for violating the rights of young people.
Jun. 10from To the Point
The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.
Jul. 15from To the Point
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
A California Supreme Court decision last year created a new test to determine whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor.
Jul. 1from Press Play with Madeleine Brand