Foreign Policy

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 06:33
State Department of the United States announced that Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Thomas Perriello departs on Monday (January 11) for an extended trip that will include stops in Brussels, Rome, Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Bukavu, Goma, Kinshasa, Bujumbura, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 06:25
The African Union’s (AU) decision not to send a peacekeeping force to Burundi has been slammed by a Burundi opposition leader, and called inevitable by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Pretoria.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 07:48
Le secrétaire d'Etat adjoint américain Antony Blinken, est attendu lundi à Djibouti, pour participer au deuxième forum annuel bilatéral Etats-Unis-Djibouti qui va s'ouvrir lundi dans la capitale djiboutienne, rapporte dimanche l'Agence Djiboutienne d'Information
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:50
The U.S. government will continue its controversial deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants even as the number of new illegal migrants has fallen dramatically, Department of Homeland Security officials say.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:48
Today President Barack Obama hosted Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the White House for a meeting in the Oval Office and a commemoration of 15 years of bilateral cooperation through Plan Colombia.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 07:20

CLOSED/SECRET: BRIEFING: Russia, the European Union, and American Foreign Policy

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 06:35
African leaders failed on Sunday to authorise a proposed peacekeeping force to stem violence in Burundi in the face of vehement opposition from the government in Bujumbura. Instead, the African Union is to send envoys for more talks, although previous negotiations have done nothing to end months of conflict.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 06:32
The African Union’s new Chairperson, Chadian President Idriss Deby, urged African leaders on Sunday to engage in dialogue to end violence in Burundi and South Sudan. Deby told delegates at the closing ceremony of this year’s AU summit that they must take action before thousands of people die as a result of the violence in the two east African nations.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 05:20
Today, Colombia’s peace process is at a pivotal stage. When Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visits Washington this week, President Obama and I will commend him for bringing his country closer than ever before to ending the war. We will discuss the tough issues that remain to be resolved at the negotiating table.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 05:16
As negotiations to end Colombia's half-century conflict close in on a final deal, attention is turning to the fate of an aging bank manager-turned leftist rebel who is being held at a U.S. maximum security prison alongside notorious terrorists.