Regions / Africa
When it comes to decisions that take lives on behalf of the American people, "moral rectitude" is no substitute for transparency in the Obama administration.
Conflict over oil fields is ongoing between Sudan and South Sudan.
Tom Engelhardt reports on the institutionalization of targeting suspected "terrorists" through drone warfare and how this act has evolved under Obama's presidency.
The Second World War's Eurocentric history must be widened to give sub-Saharan Africans and many other world peoples their due.
This article reflects on the anti-LGBT wave of violence in Uganda and analyzes some of the forces behind it and their ties with American Evangelicals.
This speech (delivered before the Swedish parliament) addresses the impact that land grabbing has on peasants throughout the world, particularly in Africa.
Civilians killed in drone attacks are sometimes classified as militants.
Vivid memories of "Black Hawk Down" mean attacks will be confined to air strikes.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor's conviction.