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Boko Haram on the March
Boko Haram on the March
West Africa’s Refugee Problem

Boko Haram’s recent attacks in Baga and elsewhere have created 20,000 refugees in only two weeks. Those displaced will stretch the resources of Nigeria’s fragile neighbors who already face Boko Haram raids of their own.

Boko Haram on the March
90 More Children Abducted in Nigeria

Reports of the abduction of 90 more children in Nigeria are emerging, though the government has not confirmed them. The country’s crisis seems to grow worse every day.

Boko Haram on the March
Nigerian Capital Rocked by Car Bomb

Nigeria’s crisis deepens: The government can’t seem to find hundreds of kidnapped girls, and Boko Haram is extending its reach outside the country’s northeast.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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