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A Case for Susan Rice as US Vice President

As America crawls toward the November 3 General Election, there is plenty of speculation, including prognostication, about who former vice-president and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden will pick as his running mate. First, some context. Perhaps you are not a political junkie, you are just a layperson or an average Joe and may be wondering…

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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…