Regions / Africa
Barack Obama is the president of the United States. But many people around the world view him as their president too.
A new framework for negotiations must take into account the positions of both Polisario and Morocco.
The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command's support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.
Corruption isn't just about corrupt leaders and their private stashes. The international financial community is also part of the problem.
The U.S. should participate in the upcoming Durban Review Conference in Geneva.
Even in the midst of war and international isolation, the capital of Sudan is booming.
The United States and Libya are on the verge of having a normal relationship.
Madagascar is in the middle of political turmoil. The United States should resist the impulse to interfere.
U.S. security requires that policymakers take a broader view of Africa's security needs and a multilateral approach to addressing them.
Besides being unsustainable from a logistical standpoint, the heightened military response to the pirate attacks probably won't work because it doesn't address the root causes of this menace to maritime security.