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Trump’s Africa Policy Is a Continuation of Clinton’s, Bush’s, and Obama’s

by Herman J. Cohen President Trump’s Africa policy appears to be off to a bad start. First, there was the unfortunate leak of a remark made privately to a group…

The Scramble for Africa’s Athletes

Shady sports agents have taken a page from human traffickers. They’re luring young men to Europe with promises of fame and exploiting them instead. Foreign Policy…

Foreign Aid Makes America Safer

Critics of overseas development assistance say it's a waste. The evidence shows that investments in public health enhance stability and security. Foreign Policy…

Here’s What the Senate Should Ask Mike Pompeo

Democratic foreign-policy veterans want answers from Trump’s pick for secretary of state. Foreign Policy…

Trump’s Militaristic Africa Policy Will Backfire

Instead, the United States should pursue a holistic, long-term strategy. Foreign Policy…

Trump Eyes Retired Diplomat For Top Africa Envoy Role

While Tillerson departs on his first tour of the continent as secretary of state. Foreign Policy…

A Light Unto Some Nations

How Israel’s policy toward African asylum-seekers transformed it from a land of refuge into a land of deportation. Foreign Policy…

Spike in African Terrorism Highlights the Importance of Jihadist Innovation

In early 2011, as the Arab Spring revolutions were just beginning, a New York Times article concluded that for most analysts, “the past few weeks have the makings of an…

Make the Papal States Great Again

Italy’s most dangerous populists are the immigrant-hating Catholic fundamentalists of Forza Nuova. Foreign Policy…

Don’t Make African Nations Borrow Money to Support Refugees

Poor countries have borne the brunt of the refugee crisis. Tanzania’s refusal to bear the cost of a new U.N. program is a warning to the West. Foreign Policy…

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