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U.S. Diplomat’s Resignation Signals Wider Exodus From State Department

One diplomat's stinging resignation letter offers a glimpse into the weakening State Department under Trump.…

Mugabe Is a Goner, But His Looting Machine Is Here to Stay

Zimbabwe’s military didn’t topple the regime. It just restored the ruling party’s corrupt old guard to power.…

Zimbabwe’s Military Says There’s Nothing to See Here

Robert Mugabe is under house arrest, and the generals are in charge. But the top brass still insist there hasn’t been a coup. …

What’s Going on With the Alleged Murder of a Special Forces Soldier by Two SEALS?

Is it that secret units that live on the edge always have such trouble on occasion?…

Treasury Takes Aim at Global Food Security Program

The Trump administration wants to dismantle another Obama-era development program.…

A Football God Is About to Become President of Liberia

Former AC Milan striker George Weah is revered in soccer-obsessed West Africa, but can he convince Liberians he’s smart enough for the top job?…

Book Excerpt: ‘Destination Casablanca’

The naval battle of Casablanca began with airplanes. At 6:15 am, 30 miles northwest of the city, fighter squadron 9 began launching Grumman F4F wildcats, one by one, off the…

New Allegations Challenge the Environment Record of Top U.N. Official

Environmental group claims Amina J. Mohammed authorized illegal exports of endangered rosewood during her term as Nigeria’s environment minister.…

Trump’s Dangerous Retreat from Africa  

The U.S. administration is ramping up military engagement on the continent but ramping everything else down. America’s adversaries are already filling the void.…

10 questions from a veteran Special Operator about that night in Niger

How did this happen?…

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