Smart Take | Independence Day in Niger Marked by Worsening Crisis
Oge Onubogu, Director of the Wilson Center’s Africa Program, talks about why Niger is so critical to stability in the Sahel region, how neighboring countries are responding to the military coup, and what the crisis could mean for Democracy in West Africa.
The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.-Africa relations, and enhance knowledge and understanding about Africa in the United States. The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations. Read more