Regions / Africa
Can China manage an effective partnership with both Sudans?
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.
The U.S. recognition of Somalia as a sovereign and equal partner entails new responsibilities for both parties.
Non-nuclear weapons states forget that the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty exists at their pleasure.
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.