Articles by Libby Wetzler




Attack helicopters in Cameroon after Chadian air forces launched attacks on Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. AFP Photo/Stephane Yas

Echoes of Liberia: The Need for ECOWAS in Nigeria

Nigeria is home to the African continent’s largest economy, largest population and most famous Islamic militant organization. Boko Haram has systematically terrorized villages and taken control of small cities in northern Nigeria almost completely unencumbered….


President Obama addresses U.S. Central Command on increased airstrikes on ISIS. Photo by Larry Downing/Reuters.

What’s the Endgame Mr. President?

The United States returns to Iraq less than three years after pulling out the last U.S. troops in what was supposed to be the official end of the Iraq War. In October 2011, as the…