July 28, 2021 | The House passed a bill that sounds good, but doesn’t end Washington's failed, militarized approach or get to root problems.
Articles by Africa Action
April 15, 2021 | Escalating U.S. interventions have led to more extremist violence on the continent, not less.
August 3, 2020 | Ongoing conflicts — including U.S. “counterterrorism” operations — combined with escalating poverty and repression could amplify the pandemic’s social cost.
March 26, 2020 | There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
March 1, 2016 | Clinton’s State Department overlooked human rights abuses and corruption while keeping a lucrative flow of contracts moving to U.S. security firms working in Mexico.
September 22, 2015 | Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
June 9, 2014 | Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
June 14, 2013 | As they go to the polls, ordinary Iranians understand that one of the most salient facts of life in Iran--the international sanctions regime--will not be on the ballot.
June 13, 2013 | Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?
August 21, 2012 | In the cargo-container communities of Japan's disaster areas, one finds echoes of post-Katrina New Orleans.