Former Undergraduate Fellow Jake Barnett covers recent meeting between Trump and Muhammadu Buhari

May 04, 2018

Jake Barnett, former Clements Center Undergraduate Fellow, covers Trump's recent meeting with Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari last week to discuss issues of trade, governance and security in and explores the historical roots of Nigeria's current crises in The Weekly Standard.

In addition to the ongoing conflict with Boko Haram, Nigeria faces a host of internal crises rooted in the failure of the Nigerian state to address historical grievances and provide accountable and effective security. Without major reforms, explains Barnett, America's greatest strategic partner in Africa will be plagued by constant instability.

Read the full article here.