Global Diplomacy

African Allies Grapple With Rise in Terrorist Attacks as U.S. Pulls Back 

[…] hundreds of United States commandos and other forces are leaving West Africa – despite an onslaught of attacks from an increasingly deadly matrix of Islamist fighters. The shift has unnerved African commanders in Burkina Faso and neighboring nations in the Sahel, a vast sub-Saharan scrubland increasingly racked by Islamist bombings, massacres, kidnappings and attacks …

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Sweeping Change to US Policy for Africa Announced

The United States is immediately instituting a new policy for Africa that was just approved by President Donald Trump, his national security adviser, John Bolton, announced Thursday. “Under our new approach, every decision we make, every policy we pursue, and every dollar of aid we spend will further U.S. priorities in the region,” said Bolton, …

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