Regions / Africa
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
As in: come home to roost.
One longs for the heyday of ancient Timbuktu, when African scholars pored studiously over learned manuscripts in quiet libraries.
The co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
Giving UN peacekeeping troops wider authority to use force in the Congo won't solve the country's instability.
A coherent, well-orchestrated plan for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of rebel forces and extremists must accompany any intervention in Mali.
China portrays Africa as a partner in common prosperity, rather than a "doomed continent" requiring aid.
The Obama administration is giving Rwanda President Kagame a pass on enabling violence in the Congo.
The declared loser in the Ghana presidential election is not going gently into the electoral good night.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir detains "elbow lickers" in "ghost houses."