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SYRIA CONFLICT Setting the record straight
With the release of another video, showing the beheading of an American journalist, Steven Sotloff, held hostage by the Islamic State (IS, also variously known as ISIL, or ISIS),
07 Oct 2014
Obama’s African trip in perspective American interests will always come first
President Barack Obama has returned home after his trip to Africa, having announced a “new partnership” with the continent in which South Africa, as its biggest economy, is to play a pivotal role.
01 Jul 2013 - P. C.
The US and Africa: Increasing the profile Obama’s choice of stopovers tells its own story
As United States President Barack Obama prepares for an African visit, the countries he has chosen not to visit are as interesting as those on his itinerary
04 Jun 2013 - G. C.
The US in Africa Expansion of US drone surveillance in Sahel
If it is not depressing enough for the hundreds of thousands of traumatised and uprooted inhabitants of Africa’s Sahel region to be constantly on the lookout for radical Islamic fundamentalists
11 Mar 2013 - G. C.
Drone warfare escalates in Africa A tidal shift in war
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are increasingly being deployed in conflict areas in Africa.
18 Feb 2013 - P. C.
Obama’s second term US steps back from role as global policeman
In his inauguration speech last Monday, officially starting his second term as president of the United States, Barack Obama
29 Jan 2013
US election The rise of women in power
The re-election of Barack Obama, the first African American to become president of the United States, is not only an historical event in its own right.
20 Nov 2012 - P. C.
A Lame duck comes home to roost Exploring the term that describes officials that are not longer so efficient
President Barack Obama has won re-election to the White House. But facing a deeply divided Congress and a looming fiscal crisis, many describe him as starting off his second term as a lame duck president.
16 Nov 2012 - P. C.
US election Too close to call – not that it matters for Africa
Americans go to the polls today (Tuesday, 6 November) to elect the United States’ (US) next president.
06 Nov 2012 - P. C.
"New" US policy is not all that new The hunt for al-Qaeda still dominates.
The “new” United State (US) foreign policy for sub-Saharan Africa recently announced by president Barack Obama turns out to be not all that new.
03 Jul 2012 - G. C.




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