Posts Tagged: Africa
Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
The United States should take a lesson from Africa in dealing with its AIDS epidemic.
The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
The Second World War's Eurocentric history must be widened to give sub-Saharan Africans and many other world peoples their due.
This long-awaited verdict against the former Liberian strongman brings some measure of justice to a region ripped apart by brutality, greed, and proxy wars.
Emira Woods, an Institute for Policy Studies expert originally from Liberia, comments on Taylor's conviction.
The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.
When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
By clinging to a paternalistic attitude and an antiquated Washington Consensus, the United States has opened up space for a broad Chinese role in Africa.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.