October 29, 2012

U.S. Must Take Leadership in Africa

Stephen Hayes, World Report

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It is hard to have an objective discussion on Africa in the United States. As a nation we are so ill-informed on what is going on in Africa now, and we remain divided on what should be done with Africa as if it is solely within our power and right to change Africa. Add to that the layer of black-white stereotypes and the never-ending dialogue of race and its origin in America, and there are few policy dialogues whose course is so laden with landmines, eggshells, and emotion.

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