U.S. Policy

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 06:38
UW Center for Human Rights fellow sues CIA over documents relating to the El Salvadoran civil war in the 1980s and the alleged massacre of civilians during the military government’s fight against leftist rebels
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 06:27
The commander of U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Army Gen. David Rodriguez, finished a weeklong trip to Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs Amanda Dory Oct. 2.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 09:42
Panel interview with U.S. and UN Special Envoys for the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 09:33
NY Foreign Press Center Roundtable on "U.S. Priorities in Africa."
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 06:54
U.S Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met Georgia Minister of Defense Tina Khidasheli on August 18 and discussed “regional security issues and the U.S.-Georgia defense relationship,” the Pentagon said.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 06:48
Commentators have largely overlooked the important role Latin American diplomacy played in pushing Washington to change its fifty-six-year-old policy. This is a mistake, because Latin America’s role in influencing U.S.-Cuban relations holds larger implications for how the United States views diplomatic opposition from Latin America and elsewhere.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 08:48
Since the current approach of assisting Pakistan has little chance of aligning Pakistan’s interests with those of the United States, the time has come for Washington to change course. If Washington cannot end Pakistan’s noxious behaviors, it should at least stop sponsoring them.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 09:50

The Center for New American Security (CNAS) released a report titled, “Security Cooperation and Assistance: Re-thinking the Return on Investment.” Authors Dafna Rand and Stephen Tankel produce a detailed assessment of the efficacy and implications of the growing American security assistance apparatus, offering recommendations and improvements for future strategic military cooperation.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 06:35
With President Obama travelling to Kenya and Ethiopia this week, the Africa Center’s Dr. Ben Nickels, Chair of Transnational Threats and Counterterrorism, reviews some of the key issues that merit watching.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 06:10
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House Monday and offered U.S. support in the fight against Boko Haram militants.