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Apr 5, 2016  USA/Global: When Elephants Fight
    "Watching the Trump phenomenon from outside the United States is a strange spectacle. I am often asked to explain by puzzled observers how such a bombastic, obnoxious, moronic, misogynistic, chauvinistic, racist, and hustler businessman with a record of serial bankruptcies could ever be a serious candidate. ... Trump articulates and represents with frightening clarity the Republican underbelly that same establishment has nurtured for generations, the party's enduring values—the incurable racism, bigotry, and intolerance, the reflexive jingoism, nativism, and imperial aggression. In Trump, therefore, the chickens of age-old white supremacy and modern neo-conservatism are coming home to roost." - Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

February 29, 2016  USA/Africa: Rising Opposition to Tax Evasion
    "We said we were advising an African minister who had accumulated millions of dollars, and we wanted to buy a Gulfstream Jet, a brownstone and a yacht. We said we needed to get the money into the U.S. without detection. ... the results were shocking; all but one of the the lawyers had suggestions on how to move the funds." Global Witness (see excerpts from report below, as well as link to full report and video documentation)

July 29, 2015  USA/Africa: Obama Visit Roundup
    In analyzing high-profile presidential visits, it is difficult to sort out symbolism from substance in the sheer volume of news coverage and commentary. And despite the flurry of announcement of "deals" at each stop, the main lines of policy are rarely altered and often reflect continuity not only within one presidential administration but also from one administration to another. The content of private conversations of lower-level officials as well as others involved in the visits may be just as significant as the formal meetings of presidents. Even more significant may be the issues not discussed because common assumptions go unquestioned on both sides.

February 24, 2015  USA/Somalia: Rising Threat to Remittances
December 1, 2014  USA/Nigeria: Uneasy Alliance
October 20, 2014  USA/Africa: Decent Work Agenda
October 14, 2014  USA/Africa: New Statistics on Immigrant Communities
August 11, 2014  Africa: Investment for Whom?
July 29, 2014  USA/Africa: A Dubious Summit
March 13, 2014  USA/Africa: Military Perspectives
January 27, 2014  USA/Africa: Exporting Homophobia
May   8, 2013  USA/Africa: Immigration Reform Needs Fixing
Nov 15, 2012  USA/Africa: A Rare Policy Success
Jun 20, 2012  USA/Africa: Reject "Terrorist" Designation for Boko Haram
Jun   1, 2012  USA/Africa: Rising Pressures for Militarization
Aug 18, 2011  USA/Africa: Wage Penalties for Black Immigrants
Aug 18, 2011  USA/Africa: New Data on African Immigrants
Jun 30, 2011  USA/Gabon: Blind Eye for Corruption
Dec 14, 2010  USA/Africa: Wikileaks Highlights, 2
Dec 14, 2010  USA/Africa: Wikileaks Highlights, 1
Aug   2, 2010  USA/Africa: New Evidence on Lumumba Death
Aug   2, 2010  USA/Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict Minerals Law
Jul   9, 2010  USA/Africa: Detroit to Dakar
Jun   5, 2010  USA/Nigeria: By Way of Comparison
Mar   30 2010  USA/Somalia: Engage or Disengage?
Feb   8, 2010  USA/Africa: Two to Tango
Dec   6, 2009  USA/Africa: AIDS - Yes, We Can?
Dec   6, 2009  USA/Africa: AIDS - No We Can't?
Nov   6, 2009  USA/Africa: Supporting Global Health
Sep 15, 2009  USA/Somalia: Slippery Slope
Aug   4, 2009  USA/Kenya: What Kind of Partnership?
Jul 21, 2009  USA/Africa: Trade Profile
Jul 21, 2009  USA/Africa: After the Speech
Jul 10, 2009  USA/Africa: Obama in Ghana, What Kind of Change?
Jun 24, 2009  USA/Uganda: Recovery from Conflict?
May 10, 2009  USA/Africa: Underfunding Global Health
Apr 14, 2009  USA/Nigeria: Halliburton Fallout
Mar 18, 2009  USA/Africa: Making Peace or Fueling War
Mar   1, 2009  USA/Africa: Waiting for Change
Feb 25, 2009  USA/Africa: Global Health Policy
Dec 18, 2008  USA/Africa: Global Health Commitment
Dec 14, 2008  USA/Somalia: Obama's First Africa Test
Nov 18, 2008  USA/Africa: Reflections on the Transition
Oct 31, 2008  USA/Nigeria: Chevron on Trial
Sep 13, 2008  USA/Africa: New Policy Prospects?
Aug   2, 2008  USA: AIDS & Black America
Mar 14, 2008  USA/Africa: Africom vs. Peacekeeping
Mar   3, 2008  USA/Africa: Health Policy Updates
Feb 21, 2008  USA/Africa: Images and Issues
Feb   5, 2008  USA/Africa: Health Budget Falls Short
Aug   1, 2007  USA/Africa: Questioning AFRICOM, 2
Aug   1, 2007  USA/Africa: Questioning AFRICOM, 1
May   7, 2007  USA/Africa: More than Just a Mvule Tree
Jan 16, 2007  USA/Africa: Constructing a Terror Front
Nov 28, 2005  USA/Africa: Global Gag Rule Expands
Sep   6, 2005  USA/Africa: Call for Food Aid Reform
Mar   23 2005  USA/Africa: Cotton Dumping
Feb   1, 2005  USA/Africa: Textile Meltdown?
Oct 26, 2004  USA/Africa: Fair Elections?
Jul 28, 2004  USA/Africa: Oil and Transparency
Jun 10, 2004  USA/Africa: Peacekeeping Repackaged
Apr   5, 2004  USA/Africa: Policy Prospects
Mar 31, 2004  Rwanda/USA: "The System Worked"
Jan   6, 2004  USA/Africa: Health Unilateralism

Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues

June 22, 2016  Africa/Global: "Stop the Bleeding" Updates
June 13, 2016  Africa/Global: Don't Be a Fossil Fool
May 26, 2016  Africa/Global: Migrants' Rights Roundup
April 11, 2016  Africa/Global: Panama Papers Tip of Iceberg
March 16, 2016  Africa: Tolerance and Intolerance in Perspective
March 9, 2016  Africa/Global: Making Choices on Climate Future

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Africa Policy E-Journal (1995-2003)

2003-09-20 USA/Africa: Broken Promises & Betrayals
2003-07-19 USA/Africa: When Mr. President Came Shopping
2003-07-09 USA/Africa: Show Us the Money!
2003-07-07 USA/Africa: Still Waffling on Generics
2003-07-03 USA/Africa: More than a Trip?
2003-06-29 USA/Africa: Trade Wars, 1
2003-06-29 USA/Africa: Trade Wars, 2
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Anti-War Statements, 1
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Military Programs
2003-03-07 USA/Africa: Anti-War Statements, 2
2003-01-29 USA/Africa: AIDS Initiative, Famine Update
2003-01-23 USA/Africa: Malign Neglect
2003-01-14 USA/Africa: Trade Meeting, 1
2003-01-14 USA/Africa: Trade Meeting, 2
2002-11-20 USA/Africa: Mobilizing for the Right to Health
2002-10-04 USA/Africa: Questions for Candidates
2002-08-01 USA/Africa: New Data on Murder of Lumumba
2002-07-25 USA/Africa: Anthrax, History and Security
2002-05-13 USA/Africa: Sign-On Letter to Treasury Secretary
2002-01-13 USA/Africa: Organizing on Africa in the USA
2001-10-29 USA/Africa: Economic Policy, 2
2001-10-29 USA/Africa: Economic Policy, 1
2001-10-15 USA: Global Health Fund Alert
2001-07-09 USA/Africa: Urgent Senate Action
2001-06-08 USA: AID Chief Displays Racism, Ignorance
2001-05-10 USA: Action Alert / Failing the Test on Global AIDS
2000-12-13 USA: Color of Election 2000
2000-12-13 USA: Bush and Africa, the Coming Apathy
2000-09-26 USA/Africa: UN Funding
2000-08-22 USA: Nigeria Policy, Letters
2000-08-21 USA: Nigeria Policy, Statement
2000-05-05 USA: Global Infectious Disease Threat
2000-03-23 USA: Summit Documents, 5
2000-03-23 USA: Summit Documents, 4
2000-02-28 USA: Summit Documents, 3
2000-02-27 USA: Summit Documents, 2
2000-02-27 USA: Summit Documents, 1
1999-12-06 USA: Trade and Globalization Opinion
1999-10-16 USA: Africa Trade Bills
1999-07-31 USA: Africa Economy Updates
1999-06-01 USA: Africa Policy On-Line Poll
1999-03-22 USA: Africa Conference, Clinton Speech
1999-03-22 USA: Africa Conference, Amoako Speech
1999-03-07 USA: Africa Trade Documents, 2
1999-03-07 USA: Africa Trade Documents, 1
1999-02-05 USA: Africa Seeds of Hope Act
1998-10-22 USA: Questions for Congress
1998-09-19 USA: Africa Funding
1998-06-11 USA: Changes in Landmine Policy
1998-04-18 USA: Comments after Clinton Trip
1998-03-17 USA: Africa Trade Bill, 2
1998-03-17 USA: Africa Trade Bill, 1
1997-10-27 USA: Letter on Africa Trade
1997-07-09 USA: UN Arrears
1997-06-02 USA: CFR Task Force Statement
1997-04-26 USA: Africa Fund Consultation
1996-10-16 USA: Questions for Candidates, 2
1996-10-16 USA: Questions for Candidates, 1
1996-09-10 USA: African Immigrant on Trial
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