Regions / Africa
To beef up the U.S. military presence in Africa to provide security for oil and natural-gas sources, the U.S. needed to either amplify the terrorist threat to the region or fabricate one.
Jon Letman interviews Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) about drones, U.S. militarism in Africa, and the portrayal of Muslims in the U.S. media.
God Loves Uganda takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society.
Members of the Seleka rebel movement continue to loot local homes and businesses, instigate violence, and recruit children to their ranks.
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
The cultural and religious assault Islamic extremists are mounting in Tunisia recalls the Taliban's demolition of the Buddhas of Bamiyan.
Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, arraigned by the International Criminal Court, had the temerity to request his release until the start of the trial.
Leading a rebel group may be the best way to be taken seriously in a country with weak political and civil institutions.
Sexual Minorities Uganda has accused evangelical pastor Scott Lively of promoting anti-gay sentiment and policy in Uganda.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.