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AFRICOM: New Head but Still no Home

“I wouldn’t say we see eye to eye on every issue.”  That was the very diplomatic way that Ryan Henry, principal deputy under-secretary of defense for policy, described recent meetings with African countries... READ MORE

Learn More about US Militarism

Department of Defense www.defenselink.mil State Department usinfo.state.gov Council on Foreign Relations www.cfr.org CSIS Africa Policy Forum forums.csis.org TransAfrica www.transafricaforum.org READ MORE

Africa Questionnaire Sent to Candidates

The 2008 Presidential Campaign heated up even before the warm summer of 2007.  There is much talk about money these days and who is leading whom in that category.  Presidential Forums are all... READ MORE

Africa Questionnaire Sent to Candidates

The 2008 Presidential Campaign heated up even before the warm summer of 2007.  There is much talk about money these days and who is leading whom in that category.  Presidential Forums are all... READ MORE

Update on the Somalia Situation

The military and humanitarian situation in Somalia worsened over the weekend, primarily due to the actions of the Union of Islamic Courts. Reconciliation now seems even more unlikely. But is there hope? The... READ MORE

Another War on Your Watch?

Archbishop Francois-Xavier Maroy of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, in a recent letter to the French ambassador, raised the alarm on what he deemed to be an imminent return to war in the East of... READ MORE

Congo’s Struggle for Water

Anne Vickers, AFJN intern 2007   “When the poor and needy seek water, I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the... READ MORE

Congolese Archbishop Sounds the Alarm

  Archbishop Francois-Xavier Maroy of Bukavu, in eastern D.R. Congo, in a May 28th letter to the visiting French ambassador sounded the alarm concerning the developing dangers for the people of the Bukavu... READ MORE

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