This week, three very different cases converge on whether legal codes, restrictions, and punishments will be applied consistently to all countries and individuals, or will be applied selectively on the basis of political alliances and self-interest.
Unsteady leadership in the Maghreb could lead to new problems, both on a local and regional level.
Despite apparent progress toward a power-sharing agreement, Libya’s governing bodies still face problems of neutrality and representation that will hamper their ability to govern effectively.
Those around the world who wonder why domestic and international terrorism, corruption, and illegal migration are on the rise everywhere ought listen to Pope Francis’ message about “new forms of colonialism.”
Smaller secular parties are missing out on the advantages of electoral alliances, driven by divisions over party domineering and finances.
The rise of the jihadist Al-Shabab group has compounded Somalia's problems with internal warlords and regional rivalries. Will a new constitution and elections in 2016 finally bring hope to this "failed state?"
Happenings, speakers, and events at the American University in Cairo.
The not-so-humane aspect of humanitarian aid.
Government bulldozers flattened the Badia East squatter district in Lagos earlier this year. Suppose its nine thousand residents had drawn maps, kept records, and documented their community’s dynamism over the past thirty years. Would it have been quite so easy to evict them?