Posts Tagged: African Union
Protests broke out in Ethiopia in November, and the government is continuing its massive crackdown.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
The devastation in South Sudan over the past year has been horrendous and it could get worse.
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
When Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011, it overturned a 48-year-old policy of not involving itself in the armed conflicts of its neighbors—and now innocent Kenyans are paying the price.
The international community should accept that a centralized state structure cannot be reconstituted within the borders of what used to be Somalia.
The prospect of a new civil war looms on the Ivoirian horizon.
The UN is capable of saving Cote d'Ivoire from collapse but it cannot do so as long as it plays 'second fiddle' to the western powers that 'pay the piper.'
The U.S. military no longer cares about winning "hearts and minds."