Robbie Corey-Boulet is an associate editor at World Politics Review. Prior to joining WPR, he worked as a freelance journalist in West and Central Africa for five years, reporting primarily for the Associated Press. His stories have also been published by The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, Guernica and World Policy Journal, among others. He holds an MS in journalism from Columbia University and a BA in urban studies and economics from Brown University. Twitter: @rcoreyb.