Articles by Beth Tuckey

Starving Africa’s Future?

Starving Africa’s Future?

August 11, 2010 | President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.

AFRICOM’s Ugandan Blunder

April 20, 2009 | The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command's support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.

Rwanda and the War on Terrorism

Rwanda and the War on Terrorism

February 20, 2008 | A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.