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Onyinye Edeh I July 19, 2017ABUJA—Nigerian women have held the fabric of their society together for decades. From the likes of Fumilayo Ransome Kuti, who fought for women’s access to education and political representation, and against dictatorship—and was the country’s first woman to drive a car—to Dora Akunyili, who served as director of the National Agency for Food and Drug ...Read more
Jonathan Guyer I July 18, 2017The following is an adaptation of remarks I delivered at ICWA’s semi-annual gala on June 2 at the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC. On March 6, a colossal head of an ancient pharaoh was uncovered in a 10-meter deep pit in the city of Matariya, an hour north of Cairo. The excavators wrapped it for protection overnight ...Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I July 24, 2017Former ICWA Fellow Andrew Tabler was recently interviewed in Bloomberg in a piece titled “As Syria Crumbles, Only Iran Is a Sure Winner: A Q&A with Andrew Tabler, who spent years living under the Assad regime.” Read the whole interview here!Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I July 24, 2017Former ICWA Fellow Neri Zilber recently published an article in the Daily Beast titled “Death Toll & Tensions Rise in the Holy Land In Clash Over Al-Aqsa Mosque.” The piece details the most recent clash in the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, and you can read the full article here!Read more