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New Report Reveals U.S. Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries
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New Report Reveals U.S. Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries
August 12, 2020

While there is much talk, (or more accurately, condemnation) in Western media of China’s imperialist motives in Africa, there is less discussion of the U.S.’ continuing role. While China operates one base in the Horn of Africa and has greatly increased its economic role on the continent, the thousands of American troops operating in dozens of countries are overlooked.

Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam
July 17, 2020

There is an underlying current for war that may prove unstoppable driven by two populous and thirsty nations whose leaders are badly in need of shoring up their political authority amid internal discontent.

Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam
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Somalia: Trapped in Revolution and Instability
Somalia: Trapped in Revolution and Instability
June 9, 2020

Somalia’s brutal arid landscape and unfortunate colonial borders keep the nation a dry well packed powder keg waiting for the next spark.

Somalia: Erratic U.S. Policy Failure Doesn’t Get Noticed. But a U.S. Diplomat Struggling With an End-of-Career Crisis Might
June 5, 2020

The sheer level of America’s meddling and colossal bungling in Somalia led to Hollywood films like Black Hawk Down. Yet now a U.S. ambassador’s foibles and insecurities appear to be writing a new Hollywood script.

Somalia: Erratic U.S. Policy Failure Doesn’t Get Noticed. But a U.S. Diplomat Struggling With an End-of-Career Crisis Might
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It Is Time to Rethink Africa
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It Is Time to Rethink Africa
April 1, 2020

More often than not Africa is written about by the same people who write about every region of the world never making contact with anyone from any of them.

Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
March 11, 2020

The Trump administration has weighed in to back Egypt in its long-running dispute with Ethiopia over a crucial hydroelectric dam about to come into operation.

Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
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Federations No Longer a Fad
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Federations No Longer a Fad
November 11, 2019

Unions and federations of nations, like the marriages of people, often end in divorce. Perhaps the international bureaucracy should take that fact into consideration before international political unions even occur.

Russia-Africa ‘Shared Vision 2030’: Alternative to Neo-Colonial Pillage
October 28, 2019

Unlike the west, Russia has the advantage of having encouraged African development during the dark days of the Cold War and is thus infinitely more trusted than the west.

Russia-Africa ‘Shared Vision 2030’: Alternative to Neo-Colonial Pillage
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