January 26, 2014

End the Terror of Ivory Trade

Avi Jorisch, USA Today

The Associated Press

Terrorist organizations are turning to wildlife trafficking for money. It's a global problem.

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TAGGED: Africa, Elephants, Somalia, Al-Shabaab, Ivory


January 16, 2014
The Decline and Fall of Somali Piracy
Joshua Keating, Slate
The International Maritime Bureau is out with its statistics for maritime piracy in 2013, and the sharp decline we’ve been seeing in the number of pirate attacks in recent years is continuing. There were 264... more ››
January 26, 2014
Our Man in Africa
Michael Bronner, Foreign Policy
America championed a bloodthirsty torturer to fight the original war on terror. Now, he is finally being brought to justice. more ››
January 21, 2014
Ode to France, Europe's Sole Military Force
Gregor Peter Schmitz, Spiegel
French troops are fighting in bloody conflicts around the world, most recently in the Central African Republic. Other EU members, including Germany, say they will now provide support for these deployments. It's high time. more ››
January 17, 2014
Searching for an Honest Man in Africa
Howard French, Newsweek
In mid-October, Sudanese telecom billionaire Mo Ibrahim stood before a packed roomful of journalists at a London hotel and hinted that he had bad news. "This is the reality. This is the mirror we hold before Africa today," he... more ››
January 15, 2014
5 African Countries to Watch in 2014
Stephen Hayes, World Report
As African reporting goes, most eyes in 2014 will likely be on the major economic powers such as Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, or on the crises that continue to spring up on the continent, primarily in Central Africa and South... more ››