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  • Issue Brief posted April 4, 2014 by Charlotte Florance, Brett D. Schaefer Lord’s Resistance Army: Questions on Increasing Troops to Fight Joseph Kony’s LRA

    The Obama Administration announced on March 23 that additional U.S. forces and assets will be deployed to reinforce the joint U.S. and African Union Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) tracking Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). There is no question that Kony and the LRA have committed terrible atrocities and that purging Africa of Kony and the…

  • Backgrounder posted October 15, 2003 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., Nile Gardiner, Ph.D. U.S. Military Assistance for Africa: A Better Solution

    The United States is facing increasing international pressure to play a more prominent role on the world's most troubled continent. The continuing civil wars in Liberia and the Congo, the specter of tyranny and man-made famine in Zimbabwe, the global spread of infectious diseases, and the rising threat of international terrorism in East Africa are all issues of…

  • Executive Memorandum on September 21, 1990 Time to Rethink U.S. South Africa Policy

    (Archived document, may contain errors) 9/21/90 282 TIME TO RETHINK U.S. SOUTH AFRICA POLICY Nextweek'sstate visit by South African President F.W. de lGerk will be an historic moment in United States-South African relations. Never before has a South African head of state been received by a U .S. President. But neither has a South African leader…

  • WebMemo posted March 23, 2007 by Brett D. Schaefer The Crisis in Zimbabwe: How the U.S. Should Respond

    The United States and human rights NGOs have sought to raise international awareness of the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan and spur international action to address the situation. This effort is warranted but should not distract from the ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe, which has also caused great suffering and a large refugee population. In a ruthless,…

  • WebMemo posted July 3, 2003 by Jack Spencer Why U.S. Troops Should Not Be Sent to Liberia

    Crisis Worsening: Now is Not the Time to Deploy U.S. Troops -- Updated July 22, 2003 The crisis in Liberia is getting worse. According to recent press reports nearly a hundred people have died in renewed fighting. Even the American embassy has been shelled. This is exactly why now is not the time to deploy U.S. troops to that nation. This may be the…

  • Backgrounder posted December 31, 1990 by Preparing for a Post-Apartheid Africa

  • Issue Brief posted November 22, 2013 by Charlotte Florance Morocco: A Critical U.S. Ally in North Africa

    King Mohammed VI of Morocco will make an official visit to Washington this week and meet with President Obama for the first time. The hastily scheduled visit comes on the coattails of a series of diplomatic mishaps regarding Morocco by the Administration over the past year. For a country that continues to remain a committed partner, the Obama Administration is doing an…

  • Issue Brief posted February 20, 2014 by Anthony B. Kim, Charlotte Florance, James Phillips U.S. Should Support Tunisia’s Democratic Progress with Concrete Action

    On January 26, three years after the beginning of Tunisians’ uprising for greater freedom, Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly peacefully and decisively ratified a model constitution that lays the foundation for a functioning democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisia’s remarkable political turnaround, epitomized by the near unanimous ratification of the…

  • Executive Memorandum posted October 4, 2004 by James Phillips Pressure Sudan to Halt Oppression in Darfur

    The situation in Sudan's western province of Darfur, currently the world's worst humanitarian disaster, continues to deteriorate. Sudan's radical Arab dictatorship, which has been battling a popular rebellion in Darfur since early 2003, has unleashed Arab militias to murder, terrorize, and forcibly exile the predominantly non-Arab ethnic groups of that region.…

  • Backgrounder posted May 10, 2000 by Brett D. Schaefer The Keys to an African Economic Renaissance

    During his first visit to Africa in March 1998, President Bill Clinton assured the leaders of the African nations that America remains committed to helping sub-Saharan Africa prosper. Believing such prosperity to be imminent, he painted an optimistic image of the future: [O]ld patterns are fading away, the Cold War is gone, colonialism is gone, apartheid is…

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