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    Pompeo to Tap New Envoy for Troubled Central African Region

    Pompeo has reversed his predecessor’s policy of eliminating special envoy posts. Foreign Policy…

    Trump Administration Gives Sudan a Way to Come in From the Cold

    The United States should stop listing Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism, Sudanese foreign minister tells FP, as Khartoum seeks to boost its crumbling economy. Foreign Policy…

    Italy’s Left-Wing Populists Won’t Stop the Far-Right. They’ll Strengthen It.

    The Five Star Movement’s most prominent leftist, Alessandro Di Battista, is returning to politics, but don’t expect him to reverse the government’s anti-immigrant agenda. Foreign Policy…

    South Africa’s First Nations Have Been Forgotten

    As Pretoria prepares to confront the legacy of colonial and apartheid-era land theft, hardly anyone seems to care about the claims of the country’s earliest inhabitants—the Khoisan. Foreign Policy…

    Welcome to the First War Zone Ebola Crisis

    The world thought it knew how to deal with Ebola outbreaks—but it’s never dealt with one like this before. Foreign Policy…

    African Governments Are Paying for the World Bank’s Mauritius Miracle

    Ghost offices on the small island provide legal but questionable means of siphoning tax dollars away from poor countries and into the pockets of the global elite. Foreign Policy…

    Trump Reaches for Checkbook Diplomacy to Counter China

    Washington ramps up development finance to offer countries an alternative to Beijing’s deep pockets. Foreign Policy…

    Beyond ‘Do Something’: Revisiting the International Community’s Role in the Rwandan Genocide

    Kofi Annan’s death in August reignited a long-running debate about the Rwandan genocide and intervention. Annan’s time as the head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations during the Rwandan genocide…

    A Story of Leadership and Fatal Missed Opportunity

    A review of Prudence Bushnell’s new book on the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings. Foreign Policy…

    South Africa in crisis (part 3): failure will impact Africa and the world

    Whether South Africa is teetering or slowly crumbling is moot. But one thing’s clear: the country faces a raft of intersecting crises that it is ill-equipped to solve. And the…

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