Regions / Africa
A new battle is underway between the United States and China over Angola's oil resources.
Morocco might have a better record on domestic reforms than its neighbors, but that's no excuse to ignore its recent retreat on human rights.
On the eve of Copenhagen, momentum is still falling short of what's needed to prevent disaster. And Africa will feel the effects most of all.
Hillary Clinton tried to emphasize the importance of Africa during her recent trip, but only managed to emphasize how marginal the continent remains to U.S. foreign policy.
Developments in the struggle for African justice are at once promising and disturbing.
As Somalia collapses, it threatens to take Kenya down with it.
It is time for Africans to practice some tough love on Barack Obama.
Young people everywhere refuse to ignore the deadliest conflict since WWII.
The Nigerian military's joint task force is fighting its own people over access to oil-rich land. The international community needs to push for greater humanitarian access and peaceful resistance efforts in the Niger Delta region.
Oil companies and the Nigerian military are attempting to maintain control of what will soon be one-quarter of U.S. oil imports.