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Jul 15, 2021

Haiti is in political turmoil after President Moïse’s assassination in his home last week. The Miami Herald’s Jacqueline Charles and the University of Virginia’s Robert Fatton Jr. join Deep Dish to assess the country’s stability, how international interference factored into the hollowing out of democratic...


Jul 8, 2021

Ten years after South Sudan’s independence, Ambassador Susan D. Page joins the Council’s Elizabeth Shackelford on Deep Dish to discuss their shared history in the country, what went wrong with statehood, and the lessons the international community must learn for the future.  


Apr 15, 2021

After failing to hold elections in February, Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo passed legislation this week to extend his power for at least two more years, prompting global concern. Somali academic Abdi Aynte and former US diplomat Elizabeth Shackelford join Deep Dish to unpack the players in Somalia’s...


Feb 13, 2020

This week, soldiers with automatic weapons occupied El Salvador’s legislature, demanding more funds to fight rampant criminal gangs. For years, violence and crime have led to poor living conditions in the country and mass emigration. Rosa Anaya, a Gus Hart Visiting Fellow at the Council, joins Deep Dish to discuss her...


Nov 14, 2019

This week, a case was filed in the International Court of Justice accusing Myanmar of having committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority. It is a far cry from where the country also known as Burma seemed to be a few years ago, when the long-ruling military junta opened the door for democratic elections....