The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
The Institute for Policy Studies hosts a screening and discussion to give context to the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and connect it to the history and current policy of the U.S. supporting and enabling tyranny across Africa.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus joins a diverse U.S. based activist coalition focusing on Africa in calling on U.S. leaders to cease their support and empowerment of brutal dictators across Africa.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus Co-director, Emira Woods is speaking to buttress the Conference’s theme, “Justice for Africa, Justice for the World”
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West’s scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.
Join us for Apocalypse Africa: Made In America, showing top-secret data, hidden documents and other sources obtained from government archives to reveal links between the destruction of Africa and those who influence American foreign policy.
The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.
[VIDEO] As NATO Ends Libyan Bombing Campaign, Is the U.S. Seeking Greater Military Control of Africa?
The NATO operations turned into another Western assault on another North African, Middle Eastern, Arab country. Discussion on Democracy Now!
Kenya’s invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
The United States is ultimately chasing al-Qaeda, not the LRA, in East Africa. And this may end up abetting Yoweri Museveni’s crackdown on Ugandan democracy.