Regions / Africa
The Obama administration should take the issue of piracy seriously and engage Somalia now.
The piracy issue is overblown, and the Obama administration needs to bring all sides to the table to reach a political compromise.
Obama administration must overhaul U.S. policy toward Africa.
Handouts and Hollywood celebrities obscure the real work being done in Africa today.
The EU has an army of sorts. Maybe it should start using it for the common good.
African nations will need help coping with fallout from the international financial crisis which they played no part in creating.
Somalis can sort out their problems if the outside world just gives them a chance.
Kevin Funk and Steve Fake offer a scathing and penetrating new look at the crises in Darfur -- one that you won't find in The New York Times or from the Save Darfur Movement.
Stephen Kinzer's book about Rwanda isn't about assigning blame but understanding the difficult task of reconciliation after unspeakable horrors.
The food price crisis has made demand more acute and supplies even scarcer, but it hasn't really changed the underlying problems with food aid as a response to hunger.