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Will Africa be âoff the agendaâ of a Bush administration?
A dangerous blind spot in the incoming administrations view of Russian affairs is its inadequate understanding of the significance of the newly independent states.
George W. Bushs decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.
The new administration must look critically at how we define security.
Washington's misguided policies toward Iraq but have warped the overall thrust of U.S. foreign and military policy for the past decade.
A wise U.S. foreign policy would be one that is sensitive to Ukraineâs function as a bridge between Russia and the Western military alliance.
Even other Persian Gulf countries have moderated their positions toward Saddam in light of his ostentatious and highly popular condemnation of Israel's violent retaliation against the new Palestinian Intifada.
A Bush presidency portends a return to the blatantly anti-African policies of the Reagan-Bush years, characterized by a general disregard for black people and a perception of Africa as a social welfare case.
Bush and his East-European ties
There is little in the above record to suggest a major departure in Middle East policy when Bush takes office in January.