If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
Regions / Democratic Republic of the Congo
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
Given the roots of the ongoing conflict in North Kivu, military victory amounts to exchanging one group of exploiters for another.