By almost any measure, the war on AIDS is more important than the war on terrorism. Yet Washingtons fixation with the latterstill loosely definedcampaign threatens to crowd out attention to Africas priorities.
William Minter is the editor of AfricaFocus Bulletin. His research focuses on southern Africa and international issues.
November 1, 2001
Instead of taking the opportunity for dialogue, rich countries have offered little or nothing to address the concerns of African and other developing countries.
peace Policy Reports
June 1, 1999
In practice, however, Washingtons legacies of neglect and of inappropriate policies toward Africa have remained largely in place with the same overall guidelines
May 1, 1997
The absence of a coherent U.S. foreign policy agendaexcept in the expansion of exports and investments to promising new marketsleaves U.S. policy decisions at the mercy of old and new prejudices, while ad hoc response to crises becomes more the norm than the exception.