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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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Trump’s Vision for Africa: the 1960s
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Trump’s Vision for Africa: the 1960s
July 26, 2019

Although Donald Trump can barely place a single country in Africa, his few utterances on the continent have yielded what can only be described as a nostalgia for the 1960s. It was a decade that saw three white minority-ruled governments ruling in South Africa, Rhodesia, and the South African territory of South-West Africa.

Beware of the American Political Snake Oil Salesmen
September 8, 2018

The Trump administration wasted no time in immersing itself deep into this political swamp and help market American political snake oil to unsuspecting countries around the world.

Beware of the American Political Snake Oil Salesmen
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Congress of Berlin: Act II
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Congress of Berlin: Act II
August 15, 2018

The scramble for Africa will only increase in intensity as the insatiable appetite for Africa's oil, gold, diamonds, and rare earth minerals attracts more global interest and competition.

Geopolitics Shadow Ethiopia’s Foul Murder
August 2, 2018

The murder of Simegnew Bekele, whose Christian name means “hope” in his native language, has grievously struck the country’s sense of nationhood and its once bright aspirations for independent development.

Geopolitics Shadow Ethiopia’s Foul Murder
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Russia’s Growing Influence in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Russia’s Growing Influence in Sub-Saharan Africa
June 5, 2018

While the US influence in the sub-Saharan Africa is on the wane, Russia is making strides to strengthen its position in the region.

Tillerson Takes ‘Great Power Competition’ to Africa
March 13, 2018

Last week, Rex Tillerson’s tour of Africa gave practical expression to what this “great power competition” looks like in the modern era. The top US diplomat seemed more interested engaging in schadenfreude and shadowing with regard to China and Russia, rather than in supposed “partnership” with African states.

Tillerson Takes ‘Great Power Competition’ to Africa
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