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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.
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.
It is difficult to say what any new administrations policy will be by the end of the presidents term of office.
Smirked the Statesman of Calcutta, "Foreigners are watching with bemusement the spectacle of Americans tying themselves up in knots over election results.
As President Clinton goes to Vietnam this week, he carries with him a heavy weight of legacy from Americas longest war.
Contentious debates in Zimbabwe resonate across Southern Africa, reflecting the post-apartheid struggles for human rights, economic redistribution, and security.
With the likelihood that Texas Governor George W. Bush will become the next president of the United States, there needs to be serious thought as to what kind of foreign policy can be expected over the next four years.