Opinions & Analyses


Aujourd’hui comme sous Léopold II, le Congo reste la façade institutionnelle d’un voleur érigé en Etat“.  Le Monde, 23 June 2020 (with Lisa Jené)

COVID-19 in the DR Congo,” Atlantic Council, 26 March 2020

Congo One Year Later,” Atlantic Council, 14 January 2020


“Lessons from Congo’s 2018 Elections,” Atlantic Council, 11 January 2019.

“Congo’s 2018 Elections: An Analysis of Implausible Results,” African Arguments, 10 January 2019.


“Congo’s Election Sham,” Atlantic Council, 19 December 2018.

“Avantages et dérapages d’un découpage,” Jeune Afrique, septembre 2018


The ‘Real’ Map of Africa,” Foreign Affairs, 8 November 2015

Africa’s Growth-Governance Paradox,” a research report co-authored with Gailyn Portelance, AfricaPlus, 8 January 2015


Burkina Faso’s Reverberating Crisis,” Op-Ed, International New York Times, 14 November 2014

Democratic Republic of Congo:  Growth for All?  Challenges and Opportunities for a New Economic Future.”  Brenthurst Foundation, Discussion Paper 6/2014, prepared for the Congo Dialogue, Johannesburg, September 2014.


To Save Africa, Reject its Nations,” Op-Ed, New York Times, 12 June 2010, A21.

“African States Need Dilution, Not Reconstruction,” International Affairs-Forum, Spring 2010, 91-94.


Clinton’s Challenge in Congo,” Op-Ed, Christian Science Monitor, 10 August 2009.

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