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If Trump’s Africa Strategy Is A Failure — What Would Biden Do If He Wins?

  The Unit­ed States is less than four months away from the elec­tion that would deter­mine con­trol of not just the Sen­ate and the House which make up the leg­isla­tive branch of the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment, but also con­trol of the exec­u­tive branch, the White House. As the coro­n­avirus rages, and as protests over the mistreatment…

Trump Administration's Prosper Africa Strategy

Trump Administration’s Prosper Africa Strategy

It was not long ago when for­mer U.S. nation­al secu­ri­ty advis­er, John Bolton, now the sub­ject of a Con­gres­sion­al inves­ti­ga­tion involv­ing Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, gave a speech out­lin­ing America’s new strat­e­gy toward the African con­ti­nent. Speak­ing at the Her­itage Foun­da­tion in Wash­ing­ton D.C. on Decem­ber 13, 2018, Bolton said, “The White House is proud to…

Trump Administration Kicks Off A New “Scramble for Africa”

The scram­ble for Africa, involv­ing the divi­sion and col­o­niza­tion of the African con­ti­nent by Euro­pean pow­ers began in 1881. Many of the ills, includ­ing civ­il wars, as well as the pil­lag­ing of the con­ti­nen­t’s resources, have been blamed on colo­nial and neo-colo­­nial ten­den­cies per­pe­trat­ed by West­ern and East­ern coun­tries. But a new fight for political…